The average pay for a Multimedia Specialist is $18.86 per hour.
The average pay for a Multimedia Specialist is $49,059 per year.
|Salary||$33,720 - $71,636|
|Bonus||$306 - $7,500|
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|$31,272 - $69,393|
|Hourly Rate||$13.55 - $26.45|
|Overtime||$22.58 - $42.50|
|Bonus||$306 - $7,500|
|Total Pay (||$31,272 - $69,393|
Job Description for Multimedia Specialist
Multimedia specialists use creativity and technological skills to design a wide range of projects for audiences and target-markets. These projects range from web pages and videos to virtual gaming and much more.Read More...
Multimedia specialists must not only be innovative and able to devise original ideas, but also be able to bring these ideas to life. They must be able to work well with others to develop these ideas, as well as meet with clients to sign on new projects. They are also involved in making technological advances and using a variety of computer programs, such as Photoshop. Multimedia specialists can expect to work long hours, which can vary depending on the employer and how quickly deadlines can be met. It is not necessarily uncommon to struggle to meet deadlines or work with clients who may be difficult, unreasonable, or have bizarre requests.
While a bachelor's degree is generally required for this position, applicants with exceptional skills, knowledge, and a portfolio may also enjoy employment opportunities. Multimedia specialists must be able to handle multiple clients and remain patient when working with them, and clients may range from engineering firms and advertising agencies to simple retailers and local companies. Those in this position generally work indoors and on computers during traditional business hours. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Author presentations and videos using audio, video, photography, graphics and text.
- Support staff through technology and resolve technical problems.
- Consult with subject matter experts to verify content and its presentation.
- Capture, edit and integrate video, audio, images and text.
- Maintain, update and improve multimedia content and delivery mechanisms.
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Popular Skills for Multimedia Specialist
Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Videography and Photography are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 38 percent and 25 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Web Design, Social Media Marketing, and Adobe Illustrator. Most people skilled in Adobe Photoshop are similarly competent in Apple Final Cut Pro.
Pay by Experience Level for Multimedia Specialist
Pay by Experience for a Multimedia Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Multimedia Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 132 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Multimedia Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Multimedia Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 71 salaries. A Multimedia Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 21 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
With a pay rate for Multimedia Specialists that is 32 percent greater than the national average, San Antonio offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Multimedia Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+27 percent), Washington (+25 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Atlanta (+3 percent). Multimedia Specialists' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Multimedia Specialists in Omaha bring in salaries that are 38 percent lower than the national average.
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