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Multimedia Specialist Salary

Multimedia Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $46K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the majority of Multimedia Specialists (67 percent) survey respondents. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,120 - $73,298
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$73K
MEDIAN: $46,271
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$12.41 - $31.05
(Median)
$12
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,120 - $73,298  
   
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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$31,140 - $72,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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 (?
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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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$31,140 - $72,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 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


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 26 percent, 11 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects. Those educated in Adobe Photoshop tend to be well versed 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. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $56K in this role. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income 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 26%



Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Video Editing
0%

National Average
$45,000

Adobe After Effects
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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