Average Associate Media Director Salary

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The average salary for an Associate Media Director is $93,217.
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$73k - $116k
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$2k - $10k
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$74k - $118k

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Job Description for Associate Media Director

Associate Media Director Tasks
  • Work with clients to plan and implement media strategies, propose project ideas, and keep clients up to date with project progress.
  • Conduct research to determine advertising trends and the best strategies for reaching the client's target audience.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report advertising campaign impact and results, making changes when necessary.
  • Direct and coordinate the work of project teams and ensure deadlines and quality standards are met.

Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Media Director

The top respondents for the job title Associate Media Director are from the companies Starcom Mediavest Group, Mullen and Universal Mccann. Reported salaries are highest at Universal Mccann where the average pay is $111,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mullen, earning around $101,736. Starcom Mediavest Group pays the lowest at around $94,600. Mediacom also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $97,436.

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Popular Skills for Associate Media Director

Skills in Strategic Planning, Media Management and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Advertising and Media / Public Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Media Director

An early career Associate Media Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $90,644 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Associate Media Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,046 based on 190 salaries. An experienced Associate Media Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,322 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,669.
Employees with Associate Media Director in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (8.9% more) and New York, New York (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.8% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.5% less).

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