Media Supervisor Salary

Media Supervisors in the United States earn an average of $70K annually; salaries are particularly strong in San Francisco, where workers earn around $95K. Media Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+11 percent), Atlanta (+8 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and New York (+8 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$51,520 - $84,510
$52K
$70K
$85K
MEDIAN: $70,093
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90%

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

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$51,520 - $84,510  
   
Bonus
$986 - $7,851  
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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$50,363 - $85,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 210
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$986 - $7,851  
   
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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$50,363 - $85,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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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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.

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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,042

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Media Supervisor

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Media Supervisor Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$70,000

▼1%

▼2%

Late-Career
▼5%

Skills That Affect Media Supervisor Salaries


▲3%



National Average
$70,000





Microsoft Word
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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