Mid-Career Media Director Salary

Average Mid-Career Media Directors make around $77K per year. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Media Directors (53 percent) survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and the greater part collect vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Media Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,313 - $125,252
MEDIAN: $77,129

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$37,313 - $125,252  
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$34,919 - $129,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,448

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Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

up arrow 22%

Strategic Planning
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Media Management
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Marketing Communications
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National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Media / Public Relations
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Microsoft Office
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Project Management
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Video Editing
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Adobe After Effects
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.


53 %
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%