Multimedia Specialist Salary

The average Multimedia Specialist in the United States earns approximately $46K per year. Men make up the majority of Multimedia Specialists (66 percent) survey respondents. The majority of Multimedia Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance.

$32,258 - $72,979
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$32K
$46K
$73K
MEDIAN: $46,203
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$12.49 - $30.91
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$12
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$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,258 - $72,979  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Total Pay (?
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$31,389 - $72,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.49 - $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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$31,389 - $72,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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 report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 10 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Apple Final Cut Pro. Most people who know Adobe Photoshop also 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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $47K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $40K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $53K by contrast.

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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 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
10%

Common Health Benefits

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