Mid-Career Media Director Salary

Mid-Career Media Directors take home approximately $84K annually on average. Men working as Mid-Career Media Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 51 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Mid-Career Media Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,255 - $135,879
$38K
$84K
$140K
MEDIAN: $83,586
10%
50%
90%

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$15.61 - $22.80
$17
MEDIAN: $17.25
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,255 - $135,879  
   
Bonus
$347.65 - $20,710  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$34,415 - $142,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.25  
   
Overtime
$28.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$347.65 - $20,710  
   
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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$34,415 - $142,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,477

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

Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Media Directors, New York offers exceptional salaries, 67 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Media Directors will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+42 percent). The lowest-paying market is Los Angeles, which sits 13 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲32%

Advertising
▲30%

Marketing Communications
▲21%

Media Management
▲17%

Strategic Marketing
▲15%

National Average
$82,000

Media / Public Relations
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Project Management
▼24%

Video Editing
▼42%

Adobe After Effects
▼45%

Adobe Photoshop
▼50%

Graphic Design
▼58%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 12%