Earnings for Entry-Level Media Directors come in at around $47K annually on average. Roughly a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and slightly less than half claim dental coverage as well. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Media Directors (59 percent) who responded to the survey. For the most part, Entry-Level Media Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$25,713 - $98,309
(Median)
$26K
$47K
$98K
MEDIAN: $47,085
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90%

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$9.90 - $24.66
(Median)
$9
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$25,713 - $98,309  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,574  
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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$24,816 - $98,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $24.66  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,574  
   
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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$24,816 - $98,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 81%

Advertising
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 7%

Media Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 9%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 14%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 18%

Video Editing
up arrow 20%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 22%

Graphic Design
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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