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Average Digital Media Specialist Salary

$47,231
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,800
Bonus
$9,916
Commission
$1,628
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Digital Media Specialist is $47,231.
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$47k
90%
$67k
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$34k - $67k
Bonus
$296 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$509 - $6k
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$2k - $20k
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$32k - $67k
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What Do Digital Media Specialists Do?

Digital Media Specialist Tasks
  • Develop and implement online marketing policies and projects.
  • Capture and track public sentiment and interests around the industry or product.
  • Improve search engine optimization and general discovery of content by target groups.
  • Analyze and report on web traffic, analytics, and engagement.

Job Satisfaction for Digital Media Specialist

3.7 out of 5
(285)
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The top respondents for the job title Digital Media Specialist are from the companies Centro, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and NBCUniversal Media LLC.. Reported salaries are highest at NBCUniversal Media LLC. where the average pay is $65,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Centro, earning around $58,958. Brooks Rehabilitation pays the lowest at around $40,290. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $49,585.

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What Are Popular Skills for Digital Media Specialists?

Skills in Video Editing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop, Web Content Management and Social Media Marketing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Digital Media Specialists?

An entry-level Digital Media Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,667 based on 65 salaries. An early career Digital Media Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,708 based on 836 salaries. A mid-career Digital Media Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,255 based on 368 salaries. An experienced Digital Media Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,652 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,297.
Employees with Digital Media Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 22.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (16.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (14.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (7.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,493 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.4%
Early Career
56.0%
Mid Career
24.6%
Experienced
11.3%
Late Career
3.8%