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Multimedia Specialist Salary

Multimedia Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $46K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men make up the majority of Multimedia Specialists (68 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Multimedia Specialists. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,889 - $73,232
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$73K
MEDIAN: $46,226
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90%

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$12.36 - $32.09
(Median)
$12
$19
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,889 - $73,232  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
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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$30,980 - $72,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $32.09  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $49.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,818  
   
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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$30,980 - $72,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 9 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects. 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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $40K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $47K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $56K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $53K.

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Experience Affects Multimedia Specialist Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 18%


National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Multimedia Specialist Salaries

Graphic Design
up arrow 21%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 9%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 7%

Video Editing
0%

National Average
$45,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%