Entry-Level Media Director Salary

For Entry-Level Media Directors, annual average wages total $44K per year. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and more than two-fifths have dental, too. The majority of Entry-Level Media Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Entry-Level Media Directors who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 61 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,058 - $100,794
$26K
$44K
$100K
MEDIAN: $44,079
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$9.68 - $25.22
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$26,058 - $100,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
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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$22,957 - $102,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.68 - $25.22  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
   
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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$22,957 - $102,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
34%
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Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲56%

Advertising
▲12%

Microsoft Office
▲12%

Social Media Marketing
▲9%

Project Management
▲5%

Media Management
▲4%

National Average
$43,000

Marketing Communications
▼6%

Adobe Photoshop
▼15%

Media / Public Relations
▼17%

Video Editing
▼18%

Adobe After Effects
▼19%

Microsoft Excel
▼19%

Graphic Design
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 38%
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