Associate Media Director Salary

The average Associate Media Director in the United States earns approximately $93K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Female Associate Media Directors make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$74,452 - $117,167
$74K
$93K
$120K
MEDIAN: $92,553
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50%
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$0$119K
Salary $74,452 - $117,167
Bonus $0.00 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $6,500
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$75,384 - $119,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 166

Job Description for Associate Media Director

The duties performed by an associate media director vary by employer, but these professionals generally provide support to a media director in overseeing their company's communications efforts. Typical day-to-day responsibilities of an associate media director include developing strategies and tactics for selling products in the current market, seeking new business opportunities, and developing communications materials. They must also communicate with a variety of media agencies, direct and supervise subordinates, and communicate with clients and contractors as needed. Associate media directors help oversee media/communications materials released by their employer as well, ensuring they are free of typos and attractive to the target audience These professionals generally work in an office setting, although they may be required to travel to meet with clients. This position is generally full time and takes place during office hours, although overtime may be required to meet deadlines or attend events.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Associate Media Director


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Associate Media Directors may experience a considerable drop in salary when they transition into an upper level Media Director position, where pay tends to be around $73K.

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Popular Skills for Associate Media Director


Survey results suggest that Associate Media Directors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Search Engine Marketing, Project Management, Social Media Marketing, and Online Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 12 percent and 17 percent. Those proficient in Media Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Media / Public Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Media Director

Pay by Experience for an Associate Media Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Associate Media Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Associate Media Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Associate Media Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 76 salaries. An Associate Media Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $93,398

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Boston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Associate Media Directors, 28 percent above the national average. Associate Media Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), New York (+4 percent), and Framingham (+2 percent). Associate Media Directors in Washington make 55 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Workers in Dallas and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (20 percent less and 12 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Associate Media Director

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Associate Media Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
$93,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Associate Media Director Salaries

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
▲18%

Project Management
▲14%


Online Marketing
▲9%




National Average
$93,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 9%