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Entry-Level Media Director Salary (United States)

Those pursuing careers as Entry-Level Media Directors may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $40K annually. Male Entry-Level Media Directors are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 66 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Media Directors. While some workers in this profession — close to two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and two in five have dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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Entry-Level Media Director Salary (?
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$27,346 - $70,110
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,279
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Entry-Level Media Director Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$10.67 - $17.52
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,346 - $70,110  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,851  
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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$25,914 - $70,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $17.52  
   
Overtime
$15.38 - $23.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,851  
   
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).
)
$25,914 - $70,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Media Director Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%
Advertising
up arrow 14%
Strategic Planning
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%
Media Management
up arrow 7%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%
National Average
$38,000
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%
Video Editing
up arrow 5%
Adobe After Effects
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 41%