Average Media Buyer Salary

Average Media Buyer Salary

$48,516
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$49k
90%
$67k

The average salary for a Media Buyer is $48,516

Base Salary
$36k - $67k
Bonus
$504 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$500 - $8k
Commission
$99 - $20k
Total Pay
$36k - $70k
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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
(97)
Highly Satisfied
9Reviews
Based on 97 responses, the job of Media Buyer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.67 out of 5. On average, Media Buyers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
73.1%
Male
26.4%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 242 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

73%

Vision

60%

None

14%