Media Director with Marketing Communications Skills Salary

Media Directors with Marketing Communications skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — a little over a half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $32K to $136K per year, median earnings come to $80K annually. Women make up the majority of Media Directors with Marketing Communications skills (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire. For the most part, Media Directors with Marketing Communications skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,728 - $130,581
$32K
$80K
$130K
MEDIAN: $80,007
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Salary $31,728 - $130,581
Bonus $0.00 - $19,489
Profit Sharing $4,000
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$32,149 - $135,954
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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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 $40,000 based on 19 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 $100,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Media Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 29 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 $68,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Media Director Salaries

Mid-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$82,000

Late-Career
▼17%

Entry-Level
▼51%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 22%
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