Average Media Buyer Salary in Canada

C$40,508
Avg. Salary
C$1,100
Bonus
C$18,000
Commission
C$1,406
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Media Buyer in Canada is C$40,508.
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C$33k
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C$41k
50%
C$57k
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MEDIAN C$40,508
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Salary
C$33k - C$57k
Bonus
C$0 - C$15k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$1k
Commission
C$0 - C$18k
Total Pay
C$33k - C$63k

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Job Description for Media Buyer

Media Buyer Tasks
  • Purchase time or space for advertising from media companies, negotiate prices, and schedule advertisements.
  • Conduct research to determine the best ways to use media to reach the targeted customer group.
  • Communicate with the customer to determine the available budget, scheduling preferences, and the effectiveness of the campaign.
  • Work with media planners and account executives to develop plans for how to reach the largest number of consumers.

Job Satisfaction for Media Buyer

4 out of 5
(10)
Highly Satisfied
9Reviews

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Career Paths

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Media Buyer
Account Manager
Advertising Manager
Media Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Media Buyer

Skills in Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning, Social Media Marketing, Negotiation and Media Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Media Buyer

An early career Media Buyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$39,505 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Media Buyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Media Buyer in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 3.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (10.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Early Career
91.4%
Mid Career
8.6%

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