Mid-Career Media Director Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Media Directors sits in the ballpark of $80K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Mid-Career Media Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,124 - $139,551
$35K
$80K
$140K
MEDIAN: $80,139
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50%
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$16.18 - $24.30
$19
MEDIAN: $18.63
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$0$144K
Salary $35,124 - $139,551
Bonus $0.00 - $21,000
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$34,045 - $144,516
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 125
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $18.63
Overtime $34.80
Annual Data $0$144K
Bonus $0.00 - $21,000
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$34,045 - $144,516
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,981

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Media Directors, 76 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Media Directors will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+51 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Los Angeles is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
5-9 years
74%
10-19 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲39%

Advertising
▲38%

Marketing Communications
▲28%

Media Management
▲23%

Strategic Marketing
▲22%

Media / Public Relations
▲3%

National Average
$78,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Project Management
▼20%

Video Editing
▼38%

Adobe After Effects
▼42%

Adobe Photoshop
▼47%

Graphic Design
▼55%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 16%
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