Multimedia Specialist Salary

Multimedia Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $49K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Male Multimedia Specialists who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (67 percent) are men. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Multimedia Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction.

$33,907 - $73,104
$34K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $48,776
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$13.35 - $25.48
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MEDIAN: $17.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,907 - $73,104  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $11,792  
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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$30,790 - $69,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $25.48  
   
Overtime
$23.80 - $48.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$300.00 - $11,792  
   
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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$30,790 - $69,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Job Description for Multimedia Specialist

Multimedia specialists use creativity and technological skills to design a wide range of projects for audiences and target-markets. These projects range from web pages and videos to virtual gaming and much more.

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Multimedia Specialist Tasks

  • Author presentations and videos using audio, video, photography, graphics and text.
  • Support staff through technology and resolve technical problems.
  • Consult with subject matter experts to verify content and its presentation.
  • Capture, edit and integrate video, audio, images and text.
  • Maintain, update and improve multimedia content and delivery mechanisms.

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Popular Skills for Multimedia Specialist


Multimedia Specialists report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Videography and Photography are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 38 percent and 25 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Web Design, Social Media Marketing, and Adobe Illustrator. The majority of those who know Adobe Photoshop also know Apple Final Cut Pro.

Pay by Experience Level for Multimedia Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Multimedia Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Multimedia Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 132 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Multimedia Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Multimedia Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 71 salaries. A Multimedia Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,960

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

San Antonio is home to an above-average pay rate for Multimedia Specialists, 32 percent higher than the national average. Multimedia Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+28 percent), Washington (+25 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Atlanta (+3 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Omaha Multimedia Specialists earning much less — 38 percent less — than the national average.

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Key Stats for Multimedia Specialist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Multimedia Specialist Salaries

▲16%

▲16%

▲8%

National Average
$47,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Multimedia Specialist Salaries

Videography
▲38%

Photography
▲25%


Product Photography
▼0%

Web Content Management
▼0%

National Average
$47,000







Social Media Marketing
▼13%

Web Design
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 13%