The average pay for a Senior Media Planner / Buyer is $55,988 per year.

$47,669 - $82,902
(Median)
$48K
$56K
$83K
MEDIAN: $55,987
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$47,669 - $82,902  
   
Bonus
$740 - $6,666  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$48,453 - $86,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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

  • Review invoices from media companies and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Negotiate advertising contracts with media companies to determine pricing and schedules.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Media Planner / Buyer

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Experience Affects Senior Media Planner / Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$58,000

Experienced
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Media Planner / Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
0%

National Average
$58,000

Negotiation
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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