Senior Media Planner / Buyer Salary

A Senior Media Planner / Buyer earns an average salary of $54,824 per year. A skill in Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job.

$45,719 - $80,890
$46K
$56K
$81K
MEDIAN: $55,641
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$0$84K
Salary $45,719 - $80,890
Bonus $503 - $6,589
Profit Sharing $2,035
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$46,925 - $84,513
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Senior Media Planner / Buyer

The main responsibility of a social media planner is to manage campaigns, social media budgeting, buying, and planning. This planner also executes big media events related to the company.

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Senior Media Planner / Buyer Tasks

  • Buy media advertising space for clients, and provide estimates of audience and costs.
  • Make sure clients receive compensation for advertisements that do not run when planned.
  • Review invoices from media companies and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Negotiate advertising contracts with media companies to determine pricing and schedules.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Media Planner / Buyer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Media Planner / Buyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Media Planner / Buyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Media Planner / Buyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Senior Media Planner / Buyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 10 salaries. A Senior Media Planner / Buyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Senior Media Planner / Buyer

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Senior Media Planner / Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Senior Media Planner / Buyer Salaries

Negotiation
▲21%

Strategic Planning
▲2%

National Average
$57,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 8%
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