Average Media Directors with Marketing Communications skills make around $85K annually. The majority of Media Directors with Marketing Communications skills (65 percent) who took the survey are women. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — about a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,935 - $130,764
$34K
$85K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,000
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$33,935 - $130,764  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $19,219  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$34,252 - $135,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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Pay by Experience Level for Media Director

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


Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $40K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $100K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $97K. 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 $68K by contrast.

Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
036
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Media Director Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$89,000

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Entry-Level
up arrow 55%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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