Entry-Level Media Directors pull down an average of $46K annually. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and slightly less than half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Media Directors is high. Male Entry-Level Media Directors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,761 - $100,794
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$46K
$100K
MEDIAN: $46,399
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$9.64 - $24.47
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MEDIAN: $13.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$28,761 - $100,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,489  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$25,044 - $101,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,489  
   
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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$25,044 - $101,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
065
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
33%
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Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 86%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Media Management
up arrow 1%

Advertising
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 8%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 16%

Video Editing
up arrow 18%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 19%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 20%

Graphic Design
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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