The average salary for a Media Specialist is $46,323.
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Job Description for Media Specialist
Media specialists create audio, video, and other media content for their organization; this may include 2-D and 3-D computer graphics and animation, photography, and film/video productions. Media specialists are most commonly employed in the advertising and entertainment industries, and their job responsibilities may vary slightly depending on the employer. Generally, media specialists work with members of the production, multimedia, and marketing teams to ensure there is a high-quality final…Read more
Media Specialist Tasks
- Coordinate media campaign.
- Design and distribute multimedia content to promote brand's product or services.
- Evaluate media effectiveness by tracking and analyzing key metrics.
- Collaborate with other teams to align marketing and product efforts.
Popular Employer Salaries for Media Specialist
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Popular Skills for Media Specialist
Media / Public Relations
Social Media Marketing
Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing, Graphic Design, Media / Public Relations, Media Management and Video Editing.
Pay by Experience Level for Media Specialist
An entry-level Media Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37,828 based on 15 salaries. An early career Media Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,665 based on 201 salaries. A mid-career Media Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,327 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Media Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,300 based on 87 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,322.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Media Specialist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 20.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (16.5% more) and New York, New York (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (11.0% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10.4% less) and Houston, Texas (1.8% less).
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