Media Director with Advertising Skills Salary

Media Directors with Advertising skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and three in five have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $97K per year, but may range from $32K to $148K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Media Directors with Advertising skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Media Directors with Advertising skills (58 percent) survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$35,745 - $145,185
$36K
$97K
$150K
MEDIAN: $96,660
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50%
90%

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$9.89 - $20.75
$10
MEDIAN: $10.24
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$0$148K
Salary $35,745 - $145,185
Bonus $-0.49 - $20,493
Profit Sharing $5,500
Total Pay (?
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$31,974 - $148,050
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 92
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $10.24
Annual Data $0$148K
Bonus $-0.49 - $20,493
Profit Sharing $5,500
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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$31,974 - $148,050
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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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: $94,937

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

With a pay rate for Media Directors with Advertising skills that is 58 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Media Directors with Advertising skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+52 percent), New York (+41 percent), San Francisco (+30 percent), and Salt Lake City (+29 percent). In Dallas, salaries are 2 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
27%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Media Director Salaries

Mid-Career
▲13%

▲10%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$95,000

Entry-Level
▼49%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 18%
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