Media Director with Advertising Skills Salary

Media Directors with Advertising skills are often veterans in their line of work, with just below two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $98K annually on average but can range from $40K to $145K per year. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Female Media Directors with Advertising skills are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (62 percent) are women. The majority of Media Directors with Advertising skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,022 - $139,762
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MEDIAN: $98,230
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$41,022 - $139,762  
   
Bonus
$391.49 - $20,195  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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$39,866 - $144,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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Pay by Experience Level for Media Director

Pay by Experience for a Media Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Media Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Media Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Media Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 53 salaries. A Media Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $99,597

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Home to some of the best pay for Media Directors with Advertising skills, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 51 percent above the national average. Media Directors with Advertising skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+45 percent), New York (+34 percent), San Francisco (+24 percent), and Salt Lake City (+23 percent). Falling short of the national average by 6 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Dallas.

Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Media Director Salaries

Mid-Career
▲8%

▲5%

National Average
$100,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼52%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 12%