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Media Director Salary with Advertising skills

Media Directors with Advertising skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — more than two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $41K to $155K per year, median earnings come to $89K annually. Total incomes of Media Directors with Advertising skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $21K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $41K and $155K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. There are more female Media Directors with Advertising skills who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 61 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$42,450 - $146,969
MEDIAN: $88,664

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$42,450 - $146,969  
$0.00 - $20,746  
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $15,319  
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).
$40,553 - $154,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 180

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Pay by Experience Level for Media Director with Advertising skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $44K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $73K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $98K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $94K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Media Director with Advertising skills Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.


61 %
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%