Media Planner Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Media Planner is $44,440 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Media Planner Salary (?
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.
)
$33,775 - $58,722
(Median)
34K
44K
50K
59K
MEDIAN: $44,439
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Media Planner Salary (?
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.
)
$13.84 - $29.80
(Median)
14
18
26
30
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,775 - $58,722  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,146  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $4,422  
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).
)
$33,589 - $59,419  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 355
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.84 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$21.63 - $30.52  
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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,146  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $4,422  
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).
)
$33,589 - $59,419  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
Is Media Planner your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Job Description for Media Planner

A media planner works within the marketing or advertising department of a company. They help publicize and coordinate message delivery through a variety of platforms to highlight new offerings, updates, changes, or other important information an organization wishes to reach the highest number of interested parties.
Read More...
Media Planner Tasks
  • Interact with internal and external partners to evaluate, maintain, and implement media plans.
  • Analyze post-campaign results and present refinements.
  • Develop media plan options based on the company's objectives.

Common Career Paths for Media Planner

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px   Copy and paste this HTML:

Media Planner Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Skills for Media Planner

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 15%
Seattle
up arrow 10%
Los Angeles
up arrow 6%
National Average
$45,000
Salt Lake City
up arrow 3%
up arrow 5%
Minneapolis
up arrow 9%
Boston
up arrow 9%
Dallas
up arrow 11%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Media Planner Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Media Planner Salaries

Online Marketing
up arrow 9%
Budget Management
up arrow 6%
Advertising
up arrow 4%
Media Management
up arrow 2%
Strategic Planning
up arrow 1%
Market Research
0%
Media Buying
0%
National Average
$45,000
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 3%
Data Analysis
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -