A Senior Media Planner / Buyer earns an average salary of $53,859 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Senior Media Planner / Buyer Total Pay (?
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$39,986 - $71,116
(Median)
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54K
63K
71K
MEDIAN: $53,859
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Senior Media Planner / Buyer Total Pay (?
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$14.83 - $45.00
(Median)
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26
39
45
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,986 - $71,116  
   
Bonus
$1.93 - $9,787  
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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$39,876 - $75,800  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $45.00  
   
Overtime
$16.75 - $45.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1.93 - $9,787  
   
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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$39,876 - $75,800  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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Job Description for Senior Media Planner / Buyer
  • 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Media Planner / Buyer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Senior Media Planner / Buyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Senior Media Planner / Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 8%
National Average
$55,000
Negotiation
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 57 votes.
Gender
Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%
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