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Media Director Salary with Advertising skills

With between two-thirds and three-fourths of Media Directors with Advertising skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Media Directors with Advertising skills is $88K per year and can range from $40K on the lower end to $155K per year near the higher end. In the world of Media Directors with Advertising skills, overall income ranges from $40K near the bottom to $155K at the top; this can include more than $21K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Media Directors with Advertising skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Media Directors with Advertising skills survey participants are more prevalent than men — 61 percent of professionals. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,187 - $146,384
MEDIAN: $87,770

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National Salary Data (?
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.
$41,187 - $146,384  
$0.00 - $20,698  
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).
$39,533 - $154,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 185

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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.

Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $44K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $73K. For Media Directors with Advertising skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $98K. For some reason, Media Directors with Advertising skills with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $94K.

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Experience Affects Media Director with Advertising skills Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 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: 80% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%