Entry-Level Media Director Salary

Entry-Level Media Directors can expect to earn an average of $43K per year. While two in five report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and more than a third have dental, as well. Male Entry-Level Media Directors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. For the most part, Entry-Level Media Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,261 - $94,275
$29K
$43K
$94K
MEDIAN: $42,987
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$9.72 - $25.11
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MEDIAN: $14.74
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$0$94K
Salary $29,261 - $94,275
Bonus $0.00 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$21,724 - $90,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.72 - $25.11
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$21,724 - $90,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
31%
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Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲60%

Advertising
▲15%

Microsoft Office
▲15%

Social Media Marketing
▲12%

Project Management
▲8%

Media Management
▲7%

National Average
$42,000

Marketing Communications
▼3%

Adobe Photoshop
▼13%

Media / Public Relations
▼15%

Video Editing
▼16%

Microsoft Excel
▼16%

Adobe After Effects
▼17%

Graphic Design
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 41%
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