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.

$46,187 - $82,338
$46K
$55K
$82K
MEDIAN: $54,824
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$46,187 - $82,338  
   
Bonus
$740 - $6,666  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$47,897 - $86,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Senior Media Planner / Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Senior Media Planner / Buyer Salaries

Negotiation
▲23%

Strategic Planning
▲4%

National Average
$56,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%
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