Media Director Salary with Media / Public Relations skills

Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills are often veterans in their line of work, with close to one-half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $63K annually on average but can range from $29K to $140K per year. Men working as Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 52 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills. While nearly one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,785 - $133,653

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$10.07 - $74.50

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$31,785 - $133,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$1,800 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$28,597 - $139,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $74.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800 - $10,000  
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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$28,597 - $139,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Media Director with Media / Public Relations skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $41K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $61K. On average, Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills make $84K following one to two decades on the job. Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $88K.

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Experience Affects Media Director with Media / Public Relations skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 24%
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