Multimedia Specialist Salary

The average Multimedia Specialist in the United States earns approximately $46K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Multimedia Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 65 percent of Multimedia Specialists are male. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$32,207 - $73,104
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$73K
MEDIAN: $46,177
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$12.45 - $30.91
(Median)
$12
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,207 - $73,104  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Total Pay (?
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$31,331 - $72,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $49.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
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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$31,331 - $72,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 11 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Apple Final Cut Pro. It is often found that people who know Adobe Photoshop are also skilled in Apple Final Cut Pro.

Pay by Experience Level for Multimedia Specialist

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


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $40K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $47K. Multimedia Specialists see a median salary of $56K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $53K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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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 3%

Video Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Adobe After Effects
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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