MEDIA SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Media GROSS SALARY
US$ 66,768
Average net salary for Media NET SALARY
US$ 50,697
The most typical salary for Media MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 32,760
  Updated: 22 Apr 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 24%
  Salary entries: 225

Media Earnings in United States

Average salary for Media in United States is US$ 66,768.

Average take home earning is US$ 50,697 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 32,760 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 150,000
12 % US$ 121,250
23 % US$ 94,916
53 % US$ 52,066
85 % US$ 32,760
99 % US$ 24,694
100 % US$ 14,250
Career Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Editor US$ 56,901 38
Journalist US$ 51,450 21
Digital Media US$ 82,323 17
Media Manager US$ 104,714 14
Video Producer US$ 47,427 12
Photographer US$ 56,300 10
Radio Producer US$ 42,850 10
Film Producer US$ 82,000 09
Interactive Media US$ 78,250 09
TV Producer US$ 145,000 08
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Los Angeles US$ 85,504 33
New York City US$ 78,932 29
Washington DC US$ 84,071 14
San Francisco US$ 85,592 13
Atlanta US$ 68,760 08
Chicago US$ 52,788 07
Boston US$ 49,056 06
Cincinnati US$ 79,212 04

Salary entries from individual employees for Media in United States

Below is the list of 100 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(30/30)  LEAD QA ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Managing multiple in-house, remote and international QA teams for a video game company."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(29/30)  ART MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "I'm awesome at things I do."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(28/30)  MANAGING EDITOR


 Posted: 14 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Oversees editorial process, planning, and quality control."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 170,000

(27/30)  CAMERAMAN


 Posted: 24 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Operate a video camera."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 109,200

(26/30)  CURATOR


 Posted: 05 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "I create stage programming for conferences."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 250,000

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(25/30)  CONTENT CREATOR


 Posted: 11 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Write and edit posts."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 29,000

(24/30)  DIGITAL ASSET MANAGER


 Posted: 08 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Mange digitally born photos, videos, and sound files."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 104,000

(23/30)  ASSOCIATE PRODUCER


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Show production."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(22/30)  FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Assignments for corporations, ads and publications."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(21/30)  DIRECTOR OF PUBLISHING


 Posted: 12 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Public Relations, Editing, Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

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(20/30)  EDITOR


 Posted: 31 May 2019

Some College, 2-4 years: "I edit things, I edit you, I edit the world."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 25,600

(19/30)  FREELANCE


 Posted: 16 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Contract production work."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000

(18/30)  INTERNET SALES PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 08 Mar 2019

Some College, 1-2 years: "Taking photos of cars."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 16,000

(17/30)  PUBLICATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Edit reports, oversee online publication."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(16/30)  STREAMER


 Posted: 13 Jan 2019

Bellow H. School, 0-1 year: "Streaming and being autistic."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 6,935

(15/30)  VIDEO EDITOR


 Posted: 06 Dec 2018

Some College, 4-8 years: "Wedding video editor."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000

(14/30)  RESEARCHER / WRITER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2018

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Research and Write for International Career Guides."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 12,500

(13/30)  CAMERA WOMAN


 Posted: 08 Sep 2018

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "I take pictures."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,872

(12/30)  ART DIRECTOR


 Posted: 21 Jul 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Art Direction of mobile games and applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 170,000

(11/30)  PRODUCTION DIRECTOR


 Posted: 02 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "DJ and produce advertising."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

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(10/30)  PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 02 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Taking pictures."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 112,000

(9/30)  LEVEL DESIGNER


 Posted: 13 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Design and implement levels."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(8/30)  METEOROLOGIST


 Posted: 09 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Weather stuff make reports and analyze data."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 62,777

(7/30)  PORTRAIT ARTIST


 Posted: 12 Dec 2017

Some College, 4-8 years: "Wedding, event and portrait photography."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 20,000

(6/30)  EDITORIAL DIRECTOR


 Posted: 11 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Managing teams, editing, design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(5/30)  MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 10 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Web design, graphic design, press releases, media, manage volunteers, direct video."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000

(4/30)  EDITOR, PRODUCTION AND RIGHTS MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Sep 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "I edit books at an Orthodox Christian publishing house. In addition, I handle rights questions and manage the production schedule (what is published when, who accomplishes what tasks, etc.)."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(3/30)  REPORTER


 Posted: 19 Sep 2017

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Health care and consumer reporter."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(2/30)  VIDEO AND MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER


 Posted: 28 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Create media from conception to delivery."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(1/30)  CINEMATOGRAPHER


 Posted: 05 Jul 2017

High School, 4-8 years: "Lighting, visual storytelling. A Cinematographers role is to determine the look and feel of a visual work."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MEDIA   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 273,333
06
205K US$ 200,000
02
175K US$ 170,000
02
165K US$ 160,000
01
155K US$ 150,000
02
145K US$ 140,666
03
135K US$ 131,666
06
125K US$ 121,250
04
115K US$ 111,000
07
105K US$ 101,740
11
95K US$ 94,916
07
85K US$ 83,300
10
75K US$ 72,413
13
65K US$ 63,811
22
55K US$ 52,066
24
45K US$ 43,425
34
35K US$ 32,760
38
25K US$ 24,694
30
15K US$ 14,250
02
Less US$ 6,935
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   MEDIA   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 76,247 102
Women US$ 63,059 54
N/A US$ 55,659 69

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MEDIA   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 39,186 02
Masters Degree US$ 79,677 48
Bachelors Degree US$ 65,462 122
Some College US$ 64,183 35
High School US$ 52,923 13
Bellow H. School US$ 39,853 05

Media workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses US$ 79,677. While Media workers with Doctorate Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 39,186. This is 103.33% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MEDIA   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 100,009 43
16-20 Years US$ 73,854 13
12-16 Years US$ 102,300 10
8-12 Years US$ 77,238 40
4-8 Years US$ 49,733 33
2-4 Years US$ 50,712 37
1-2 Years US$ 50,654 25
0-1 Year US$ 36,085 24

Media workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 102,300 compared to US$ 36,085 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 183.50%.


  SALARY BY AGE   MEDIA   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 93,571 07
57-62 US$ 77,083 12
51-56 US$ 80,570 10
45-50 US$ 116,090 11
39-44 US$ 93,317 23
33-38 US$ 92,681 22
27-32 US$ 49,686 28
22-26 US$ 48,685 34
16-21 US$ 31,950 08
Less US$ 32,334 01
N/A US$ 55,659 69
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  SALARY BY CAREER   MEDIA   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. TV Producer US$ 145,000 08
2. Media Manager US$ 104,714 14
3. Digital Media US$ 82,323 17
4. Film Producer US$ 82,000 09
5. Interactive Media US$ 78,250 09
6. Other Media Career US$ 76,919 25
7. Cameraman US$ 72,044 06
8. Music Producer US$ 71,584 08
9. Weather Reporter US$ 62,777 01
10. Web Producer US$ 61,500 05
11. Social Media US$ 60,662 08
12. Editor US$ 56,901 38
13. Photographer US$ 56,300 10
14. Journalist US$ 51,450 21
15. Video Producer US$ 47,427 12
16. Media Coordinator US$ 43,228 07
17. Game Producer US$ 43,200 05
18. Radio Producer US$ 42,850 10
19. Cameraman Assistant US$ 42,000 01
20. Sound Assistant US$ 40,160 03
21. Associate Producer US$ 38,500 03
22. TV Presenter US$ 35,000 03
23. Radio Presenter US$ 33,427 02

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In United States economy, TV Producer is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of US$ 145,000. Media Manager and Digital Media follow, earning US$ 104,714 and US$ 82,323, respectively. Radio Presenter earn a gross annual average of US$ 33,427, while TV Presenter earn US$ 35,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 333.78%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MEDIA   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 64,000 151
Contract US$ 72,075 34
Self Employed US$ 81,540 31
Part Time US$ 42,288 09
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  SALARY BY CITY   MEDIA   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. San Francisco Media in San Francisco US$ 85,592 13
2. Los Angeles Media in Los Angeles US$ 85,504 33
3. Washington DC Media in Washington DC US$ 84,071 14
4. Cincinnati Media in Cincinnati US$ 79,212 04
5. New York City Media in New York City US$ 78,932 29
6. Baton Rouge Media in Baton Rouge US$ 74,250 02
7. Atlanta Media in Atlanta US$ 68,760 08
8. Austin Media in Austin US$ 66,353 04
9. Fort Wayne Media in Fort Wayne US$ 65,000 02
10. Miami Media in Miami US$ 61,250 04

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MEDIA

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Media in Australia US$ 78,836 AU$ 87,373 46
2. United States United States US$ 66,768 US$ 66,768 225
3. Mexico Mexico Media in Mexico US$ 60,991 MXN 874,000 05
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Media in United Kingdom US$ 59,334 GBP 39,772 80
5. Canada Canada Media in Canada US$ 57,078 CA$ 62,896 69
6. Russia Russia Media in Russia US$ 38,711 RUB 1,399,590 18
7. China China Media in China US$ 30,845 CNY 201,291 24
8. India India Media in India US$ 15,962 INR 987,796 92

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