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Multimedia Specialist Salary

Average Multimedia Specialists in the United States make around $46K per year. Male Multimedia Specialists are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 68 percent of professionals. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$32,027 - $73,496
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$73K
MEDIAN: $46,425
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$12.41 - $31.05
(Median)
$12
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,027 - $73,496  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$31,088 - $72,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $31.05  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $49.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
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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$31,088 - $72,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills 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 7 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects. Most people skilled in Adobe Photoshop are similarly competent 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.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $40K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $47K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Multimedia Specialists make a median salary of $56K. For some reason, Multimedia Specialists with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $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 25%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 11%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 7%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Video Editing
0%

National Average
$45,000

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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