Media Director with Marketing Communications Skills Salary

The majority of Media Directors with Marketing Communications skills — over one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $32K to $147K per year, and the median is $74K annually. Men make up a slight majority of Media Directors with Marketing Communications skills (52 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Media Directors with Marketing Communications skills. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,973 - $142,955
(Median)
$33K
$74K
$140K
MEDIAN: $74,032
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$32,973 - $142,955  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,583  
Profit Sharing
$8,400  
Total Pay (?
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$31,978 - $147,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Pay by Experience Level for Media Director

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $41K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $78K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $97K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $70K on average.

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Experience Affects Media Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$72,000

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 43%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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