Entry-Level Media Director Salary

Entry-Level Media Directors can expect to earn an average of $43K per year. While two in five report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and more than a third have dental, as well. Male Entry-Level Media Directors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. For the most part, Entry-Level Media Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,660 - $96,658
$30K
$42K
$97K
MEDIAN: $42,450
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$9.76 - $25.00
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$13
$25
MEDIAN: $12.80
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$0$96K
Salary $29,660 - $96,658
Bonus $0.00 - $2,980
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$22,303 - $94,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.76 - $25.00
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,980
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$22,303 - $94,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
30%

Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲63%

Advertising
▲17%

Microsoft Office
▲17%

Social Media Marketing
▲14%

Media Management
▲9%

Project Management
▲9%

National Average
$41,000

Marketing Communications
▼2%

Adobe Photoshop
▼11%

Media / Public Relations
▼14%

Video Editing
▼15%

Adobe After Effects
▼15%

Microsoft Excel
▼15%

Graphic Design
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 44%