Media Specialist Salary

A Media Specialist earns an average salary of $41,817 per year. A skill in Audiovisual Hardware is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$30,057 - $62,850
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$63K
MEDIAN: $41,816
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90%

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$11.66 - $29.41
(Median)
$12
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,057 - $62,850  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$28,298 - $62,706  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $29.41  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $45.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
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).
)
$28,298 - $62,706  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Job Description for Media Specialist

Media specialists create audio, video, and other media content for their organization; this may include 2-D and 3-D computer graphics and animation, photography, and film/video productions. Media specialists are most commonly employed in the advertising and entertainment industries, and their job responsibilities may vary slightly depending on the employer.

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Pay by Experience Level for Media Specialist

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Experience Affects Media Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%



National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Media Specialist Salaries

Audiovisual Hardware
up arrow 19%

Web Content Management
up arrow 7%

Media Management
up arrow 6%

Web Design
up arrow 3%

Video Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 4%

Graphic Design
up arrow 4%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 5%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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