$45,476
Avg. Salary
$18.12
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,043

Profit Sharing

$1,900

Commission

$10,000

The average pay for a Digital Media Specialist is $18.12 per hour.

The average pay for a Digital Media Specialist is $45,476 per year.

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$0$67K
Salary $32,455 - $67,070
Bonus $298 - $8,095
Profit Sharing $492 - $6,851
Commission $511 - $45,021
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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$30,811 - $66,717
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,341
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.75 - $25.69
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $20.66 - $39.21
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $298 - $8,095
Commission $511 - $45,021
Profit Sharing $492 - $6,851
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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$30,811 - $66,717
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 439

Job Description for Digital Media Specialist

Digital media specialists are responsible for creating and managing digital-related projects for their organization. They are in charge of organizing digital resources for media campaigns and presenting their progress and initiatives to executives in other departments. They generate digital media that increases brand loyalty and collaborate with other professionals; they must be an excellent team player, but also work well independently. Additionally, digital media specialists must be problem solvers that are able to multitask effectively. They also manage functionality of interactive flash files, making sure they work as intended. They maintain web-related media and update existing resources as needed. Some of their major responsibilities include creating online ads, seasonal content, newsletters, and calendars. They also have a strong knowledge of advanced graphic design techniques and be able to produce media files that help advertise their company and increase sales. They must stay on top of current design trends as well.

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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.

Digital Media Specialist Pay By Employer

$0$41K

$40,171

Common Career Paths for Digital Media Specialist


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Digital Media Specialist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Digital Media Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Digital Media Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Digital Media Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Digital Media Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 712 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Digital Media Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 214 salaries. An experienced Digital Media Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 101 salaries. A Digital Media Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

31%

16%

14%

8%

5%

3%

-7%

National Average: $44,188

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

Digital Media Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Digital Media Specialist?

Digital Media Specialist in Minneapolis:
"Marketing Specialist."
Pros: I got to be outside, I got to work with people.
Cons: Didn't have a list of priorities.

Digital Media Specialist in Fort Worth:
Pros: I get to work in a vast variety of tasks and projects. I'm learning new software and new marketing concepts. That I do love.
Cons: I feel like I'm doing more than what is in my description.

Digital Media Specialist in Portsmouth:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: I like that they allow me to try new things and listen to my ideas. Everyone is very nice and likes to have fun.
Cons: It is a long commute and a start up. Therefore I am unsure of the company stability.

Digital Media Specialist in Washington:
"Creativity and passion with a high stress level."
Pros: I love that I get to do something creative, every single day, and fight for what's right.
Cons: Digital media is a constant animal that has to be fed - can be extremely stressful many weeks. Very few people understand how long it takes or what your workload is really like. Many think that you don't deserve to make a higher salary for your skill set.

Digital Media Specialist in Birmingham:
"Interesting work... Sometimes."
Pros: The problem solving that I have to do can be very interesting. Also, the theory behind what will make people interested in ads enough to click on them can be very intriguing.
Cons: There can be a fair amount of boring down time.

Digital Media Specialist in Knoxville:
Pros: It is nice to have a steady income. The people I work with are very nice but I am still very young in comparison. My job can be fun and exciting when I am on certain projects, other times I am twiddling my thumbs asking for extra work.
Cons: My job can be fun and exciting when I am on certain projects, other times I am twiddling my thumbs asking for extra work.

Digital Media Specialist in Washington:
"How to get promoted."
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Key Stats for Digital Media Specialist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 307 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Digital Media Specialist Salaries

▲33%

▲14%

▲7%

National Average
$44,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Digital Media Specialist Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 307 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 18%