Average Media Buyer Salary

$48,831
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$49k
90%
$66k

The average salary for a Media Buyer is $48,831

Base Salary
$37k - $66k
Bonus
$956 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$498 - $10k
Commission
$5k - $15k
Total Pay
$37k - $69k
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What Do Media Buyers Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for Media Buyer

3.7 out of 5
(88)
Highly Satisfied
9Reviews
Based on 88 responses, the job of Media Buyer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.66 out of 5. On average, Media Buyers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
72.3%
Male
27.2%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 213 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

86%

Dental

73%

Vision

61%

None

14%