Multimedia Specialist Salary

Median pay for Multimedia Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $49K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Multimedia Specialists survey respondents are men (70 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.

$33,579 - $76,717
$34K
$49K
$77K
MEDIAN: $49,060
10%
50%
90%

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$12.96 - $24.87
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.04
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$0$76K
Salary $33,579 - $76,717
Bonus $450 - $10,000
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$30,397 - $70,749
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 210
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $12.96 - $24.87
Overtime $22.35 - $48.32
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $450 - $10,000
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$30,397 - $70,749
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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.

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Multimedia Specialist Tasks

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Multimedia Specialist


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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

National Average: $46,432

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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.

Multimedia Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Multimedia Specialist?

Multimedia Specialist in Portland:
Pros: Editing video, photography, working in the cannabis industry.
Cons: The pay, the inconsistency with communication.

Multimedia Specialist in Omaha:
Pros: Love my job, I make videos and its a lot of fun.
Cons: I don't get paid enough to live comfortably.

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Key Stats for Multimedia Specialist

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Multimedia Specialist Salaries

▲18%

▲17%

▲9%

National Average
$46,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Multimedia Specialist Salaries

Videography
▲39%

Photography
▲27%


Product Photography
▲1%

Web Content Management
▲1%



National Average
$46,000





Social Media Marketing
▼12%

Web Design
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%