Multimedia Specialist Salary

An average Multimedia Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $46K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Multimedia Specialists is high. Men make up the majority of Multimedia Specialists (66 percent) survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,439 - $72,566

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$12.60 - $31.09

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,439 - $72,566  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,017  
Total Pay (?
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$31,758 - $71,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $31.09  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $49.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $5,017  
   
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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$31,758 - $71,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Job Description for Multimedia Specialist

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

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Popular Skills for Multimedia Specialist


Multimedia Specialists seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 10 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Apple Final Cut Pro. For most people, competency in Adobe Photoshop indicates knowledge of Apple Final Cut Pro.

Pay by Experience Level for Multimedia Specialist

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $40K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $47K. Multimedia Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $55K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $54K.

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Experience Affects Multimedia Specialist Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 18%


National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Multimedia Specialist Salaries




Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Video Editing
0%

National Average
$45,000

Adobe After Effects
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%
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