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Media Specialist Salary

The average salary for a Media Specialist is $41,997 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Audiovisual Hardware is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$29,866 - $63,743
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$64K
MEDIAN: $41,996
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$11.57 - $29.16
(Median)
$12
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,866 - $63,743  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
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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$27,979 - $63,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.57 - $29.16  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $43.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
   
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).
)
$27,979 - $63,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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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.

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Experience Affects Media Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%


Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Media Specialist Salaries

Audiovisual Hardware
up arrow 19%

Web Content Management
up arrow 7%

Media Management
up arrow 5%

Video Editing
up arrow 3%

Web Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

Graphic Design
up arrow 4%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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