Multimedia Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $49K per year. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Multimedia Specialists who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (65 percent) are men. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance.

$33,721 - $73,952
$34K
$49K
$74K
MEDIAN: $48,749
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90%

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$13.22 - $25.66
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MEDIAN: $17.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,721 - $73,952  
   
Bonus
$296.33 - $6,953  
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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$30,890 - $69,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 204
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.22 - $25.66  
   
Overtime
$21.44 - $48.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$296.33 - $6,953  
   
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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$30,890 - $69,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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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 seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Videography and Photography are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 38 percent and 22 percent, respectively. Web Design and Social Media Marketing, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Those familiar with Adobe Photoshop also tend to know Apple Final Cut Pro.

Pay by Experience Level for Multimedia Specialist

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


For Multimedia Specialists, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $41K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $50K. Multimedia Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $55K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Key Stats for Multimedia Specialist

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Multimedia Specialist Salaries




National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Multimedia Specialist Salaries

Videography
up arrow 38%

Photography
up arrow 22%


Graphic Design
0%

Web Content Management
0%

National Average
$47,000




Product Photography
up arrow 1%



Social Media Marketing
up arrow 15%

Web Design
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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