Media Director Salary with Media / Public Relations skills

With just over a half of Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $28K to $142K per year and averages out to $65K per year. Most Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Although close to one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Male Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,215 - $135,438
(Median)
$32K
$65K
$140K
MEDIAN: $64,804
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$10.14 - $73.97
(Median)
$10
$14
$74
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,215 - $135,438  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$28,026 - $141,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $73.97  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
   
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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$28,026 - $141,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $40K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $62K. Media Directors with Media / Public Relations skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $83K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $88K.

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Experience Affects Media Director with Media / Public Relations skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 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
35%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 24%
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