Media Supervisor Salary
|Salary||$51,520 - $84,510|
|Bonus||$986 - $7,851|
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|$50,363 - $85,590|
|Bonus||$986 - $7,851|
|Total Pay (||$50,363 - $85,590|
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.Read More...
They also work closely with individual clients, developing media marketing plans specific to clients' requirements and presenting the campaign to clients in a timely, coherent, and professional manner. The media supervisor is also responsible for organizing a cooperative team within the organization, delegating assignments to team members and ensuring their work is completed within deadlines. In addition, these supervisors are also responsible for scheduling meetings with clients and partners, as well as orchestrating media-related training for staff as necessary.
A bachelor's degree and related experience are generally required for media supervisor positions. Media supervisors must be proficient with basic computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite, as well as be able to work in a team setting and independently with minimal supervision. They also need to be detail-oriented, work well within deadlines, and be organized.
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
It's not very common for Media Supervisors to move on to become Associate Media Directors. Average pay for an Associate Media Director is $90K annually. 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Media Supervisor
Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Havas offers the most; Media Supervisors earn $72K on average there.
Popular Skills for Media Supervisor
Survey results show that Media Supervisors use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Microsoft Excel, Advertising, and Media Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Marketing Communications. Most people skilled in Advertising are similarly competent 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 worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $68K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $71K. Media Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $70K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $67K.
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