Media Supervisor Salary

The median salary for Media Supervisors in the United States is approximately $69K annually, but employers pay the most in San Francisco, offering around $85K on average. Media Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+13 percent), New York (+9 percent), Atlanta (+8 percent), and Los Angeles (+7 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$52,304 - $83,372
$52K
$69K
$83K
MEDIAN: $69,157
10%
50%
90%

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$15.82 - $24.55
$20
MEDIAN: $19.50
50%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$52,304 - $83,372  
   
Bonus
$768 - $5,079  
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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$50,268 - $83,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$19.50  
   
Overtime
$36.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$768 - $5,079  
   
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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$50,268 - $83,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Media Supervisor

The media supervisor typically oversees all media-related assignments within an organization. This includes developing and implementing media campaigns and marketing plans (which may include print, broadcast, and Internet campaigns). Media supervisors must have the ability to oversee a media project from creation to completion, as well as work cooperatively with supervisors and colleagues within their organization.

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Media Supervisor Tasks

  • Direct strategy and overall planning for media department, including evaluative criteria.
  • Negotiate effectively with clients and vendors.
  • Create powerful and interactive media campaigns and presentations.
  • Interact with and build strong relationships with clients to best meet their needs.
  • Analyze, report on, and interpret media data to provide strategic direction to direct reports, senior management, and clients.

Common Career Paths for Media Supervisor


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Though not the most common occurrence, Media Supervisors sometimes become Associate Media Directors, where the average income is $90K per year. Becoming a Media Director is, more often than not, the most common role that Media Supervisors move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $73K. Another frequent advance is for Media Supervisors to assume a Media Manager role; in this role, workers often earn $55K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Media Supervisor


Havas offers the largest salaries in town — $72K on average.

Popular Skills for Media Supervisor


Survey results suggest that Media Supervisors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Advertising, Microsoft Excel, and Media Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Marketing Communications. Those educated in Advertising tend to be well versed in Strategic Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Media Supervisor

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $68K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $70K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Media Supervisors make a median salary of $67K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,177

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Key Stats for Media Supervisor

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Media Supervisor Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$69,000

▼2%

▼3%

Late-Career
▼3%

Skills That Affect Media Supervisor Salaries


▲3%


National Average
$69,000






Microsoft Word
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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