Entry-Level Media Director Salary

Entry-Level Media Directors can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $42K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Media Directors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$26,553 - $81,128
(Median)
$27K
$42K
$81K
MEDIAN: $41,797
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90%

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$10.85 - $18.25
(Median)
$11
$15
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$26,553 - $81,128  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
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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$26,118 - $80,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $18.25  
   
Overtime
$15.87 - $23.73  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
   
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).
)
$26,118 - $80,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Media Director Salaries

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 28%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 15%

Project Management
up arrow 12%

Advertising
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Media Management
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Media / Public Relations
0%

National Average
$40,000

Video Editing
up arrow 10%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 37%
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