A Media Specialist earns an average salary of $42,422 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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$31,505 - $63,397
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$32K
$42K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,422
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$10.98 - $27.99
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$11
$16
$28
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,505 - $63,397  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$28,237 - $62,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.98 - $27.99  
   
Overtime
$16.89 - $46.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$204.26 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$28,237 - $62,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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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Media Specialist Tasks

  • Evaluate media effectiveness by tracking and analyzing key metrics.
  • Collaborate with other teams to align marketing and product efforts.
  • Coordinate media campaign.
  • Design and distribute multimedia content to promote brand's product or services.

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Experience Affects Media Specialist Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Media Specialist Salaries

Audiovisual Hardware
up arrow 20%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 10%

Web Content Management
up arrow 8%

Web Design
up arrow 4%

Media Management
up arrow 1%

Video Editing
0%

National Average
$41,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%


Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 13%


Adobe InDesign
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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