Media Planner / Buyer Salary

A Media Planner / Buyer earns an average salary of $48,471 per year. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$36,021 - $65,497
$36K
$47K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,506
10%
50%
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$0$66K
Salary $36,021 - $65,497
Bonus $99.33 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $1,400
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$36,586 - $66,661
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Media Planner / Buyer

  • Work with the company and the creative team to determine the best advertising strategies.
  • Ensure advertising campaigns remain within the company's budget.
  • Conduct research to determine what forms of media will reach the company's target audience.
  • Purchase time or space for advertising from media companies, negotiate prices, and schedule advertisements.

Common Career Paths for Media Planner / Buyer


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Pay by Experience Level for Media Planner / Buyer

Pay by Experience for a Media Planner / Buyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Media Planner / Buyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Media Planner / Buyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Media Planner / Buyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 8 salaries. A Media Planner / Buyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Media Planner / Buyer

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Media Planner / Buyer Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲16%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$47,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Media Planner / Buyer Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲15%

▲6%

National Average
$47,000

Advertising
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 9%
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