Media Director Salary (United States)

A Media Director earns an average salary of $76,409 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Advertising and Strategic Planning.
Media Director Salary (?
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$35,469 - $137,229
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MEDIAN: $76,408
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Media Director Salary (?
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$11.43 - $73.40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,469 - $137,229  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,466  
Profit Sharing
$977 - $15,280  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,733 - $146,549  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 454
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $73.40  
   
Overtime
$5.07 - $36.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,466  
   
Profit Sharing
$977 - $15,280  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$32,733 - $146,549  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Media Director

  • Manage media department with supervision over media buyers and media planners.
  • Work with advertising and marketing departments to be sure the company's products or services are portrayed well and in the best possible medium.
  • Create and implement media program(s).

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Pay by Experience Level for Media Director

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Pay Difference By Location

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Detroit
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Dallas
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Chicago
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Los Angeles
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Minneapolis
up arrow 27%
San Francisco
up arrow 21%
Atlanta
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Washington
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Houston
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National Average
$75,000
Denver
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Orlando
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Experience Affects Media Director Salaries

National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

Media Management
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National Average
$75,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%
Adobe After Effects
up arrow 44%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 46%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 20%
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