Mid-Career Media Director Salary

Average Mid-Career Media Directors make around $79K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Male Mid-Career Media Directors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Media Directors. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$34,564 - $133,878
$35K
$81K
$130K
MEDIAN: $81,347
10%
50%
90%

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$17.40 - $24.79
$22
MEDIAN: $21.60
50%

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$0$143K
Salary $34,564 - $133,878
Bonus $-0.49 - $20,247
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$34,997 - $143,390
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 116
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $21.60
Overtime $34.80
Annual Data $0$143K
Bonus $-0.49 - $20,247
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$34,997 - $143,390
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Media Director Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,756

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

For Mid-Career Media Directors, New York provides a pay rate that is 81 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Media Directors will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+54 percent). With compensation 5 percent below the national average, Los Angeles is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
5-9 years
67%
10-19 years
33%

Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲36%

Advertising
▲34%

Marketing Communications
▲25%

Media Management
▲21%

Strategic Marketing
▲19%

Media / Public Relations
▲1%

National Average
$80,000

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Project Management
▼22%

Video Editing
▼40%

Adobe After Effects
▼44%

Adobe Photoshop
▼48%

Graphic Design
▼56%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 17%