The average salary for a Media Specialist is $41,453 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Web Design is associated with high pay for this job.Salary goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Media Specialist Total Pay (?
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$27,865 - $63,565
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MEDIAN: $41,452
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Media Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.13 - $28.64
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,865 - $63,565  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,002  
Profit Sharing
$550 - $2,750  
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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$26,040 - $62,852  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.13 - $28.64  
   
Overtime
$16.07 - $43.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,002  
   
Profit Sharing
$550 - $2,750  
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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$26,040 - $62,852  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366
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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
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Washington
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National Average
$40,000
Miami
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Experience Affects Media Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%
Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Media Specialist Salaries

Web Design
up arrow 21%
Web Content Management
up arrow 8%
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%
National Average
$40,000
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%
Graphic Design
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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