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Media Specialist Salary

The average salary for a Media Specialist is $41,673 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Audiovisual Hardware and Web Design. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
$29,622 - $64,566
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,673
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$11.63 - $28.43
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,622 - $64,566  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,579  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $3,750  
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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$27,359 - $63,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $28.43  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $43.78  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,579  
   
Profit Sharing
$900 - $3,750  
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).
)
$27,359 - $63,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
United States (change)

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

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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Media Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%


Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Media Specialist Salaries

Audiovisual Hardware
up arrow 20%

Web Design
up arrow 19%

Web Content Management
up arrow 9%

Media Management
up arrow 7%

Video Editing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

Graphic Design
up arrow 4%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%