Multimedia Specialist Salary

An average Multimedia Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $49K per year. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Multimedia Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,280 - $74,718
$34K
$49K
$75K
MEDIAN: $49,346
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$13.14 - $24.91
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$0$74K
Salary $34,280 - $74,718
Bonus $299.60 - $7,047
Profit Sharing $1,350
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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$30,496 - $70,358
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 208
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $13.14 - $24.91
Overtime $22.94 - $46.98
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $299.60 - $7,047
Profit Sharing $1,350
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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$30,496 - $70,358
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 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 report using a deep pool 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 37 percent and 25 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Web Design, Social Media Marketing, and Adobe Illustrator. Most people familiar with 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: $47,179

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

San Antonio offers some of the highest pay in the country for Multimedia Specialists, 31 percent above the national average. Multimedia Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+27 percent), Washington (+25 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Atlanta (+3 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Multimedia Specialists in Omaha earning a whopping 38 percent below the national average.

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Q: What is it like working as a Multimedia Specialist?

Multimedia Specialist in Portland:
Pros: Editing video, photography, working in the cannabis industry.
Cons: The pay, the inconsistency with communication.

Multimedia Specialist in Omaha:
Pros: Love my job, I make videos and its a lot of fun.
Cons: I don't get paid enough to live comfortably.

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Key Stats for Multimedia Specialist

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Multimedia Specialist Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

▲7%

National Average
$47,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Multimedia Specialist Salaries

Videography
▲37%

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 56 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 13%
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