Online Media Director Salary

For Online Media Directors, yearly average wages total $89K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a majority collect vision insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Online Media Directors making up 53 percent of survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,199 - $138,232
MEDIAN: $88,532

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$53,612 - $150,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Online Media Director

Online media directors manage all operations regarding a business's online portrayal in a variety of media, including online newspapers, social media, and internet publications. These directors work primarily in office settings - sometimes within the company’s office, or even in a home office - and may work often with other departments within the organization, including advertising and marketing. While they typically work traditional business hours, extended hours may occasionally be required depending on the employer. A bachelor’s degree in a field related to marketing, advertising, or business administration is generally required for this position.


Online Media Director Tasks

  • Manage media department with supervision over media buyers and media planners.
  • Work with advertising and marketing departments to be sure the company's products or services are portrayed well and in the best possible medium.
  • Create and implement media program(s).

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Experience Affects Online Media Director Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


47 %
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%