Media Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$35,000
$25,000
$35,000
$49,000
Did you know that the average Media Assistant makes $35,365 per year? That's valued at $17.0 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $25,000 and $49,000, meaning Media Assistants have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most Media Assistants find a job with Education and Government companies, while others work for Education, Media, and Professional companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Virginia, New Jersey and Alaska are the top states in the U.S. to pay Media Assistants the highest salaries.
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Map of Media Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Media Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Media Assistant Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Virginia, New Jersey and Alaska, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for Media Assistants. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kansas.

Average Media Assistant Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Media Assistant, working for Plainfield Schools or Colby College might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like New York Public Library and FleishmanHillard report highly competitive salaries for Media Assistants.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Media Assistant Pay By Industry

Media Assistant salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with Education, Media, and Professional companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a Media Assistant can make a yearly salary of $36,219 while working for Education companies. All the while, other Media Assistants are making $35,249 at Media companies and $34,866 at Professional companies. One industry Media Assistants may want to avoid is the Technology industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $34,163.

Industry
Average Salary
Education
Education
$36,219
$36k
Media
Media
$35,249
$35k
Professional
Professional
$34,866
$35k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$34,610
$35k
Technology
Technology
$34,163
$34k

Media Assistant Salary History

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Media Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Media Assistant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Media Assistant Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Online Course and Media Assistant
Online Course and Media Assistant
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$41,740
$41,740
05/28/2020
5 Day Posting: Media Assistant
5 Day Posting: Media Assistant
05/26/2020
05/26/2020
$35,416
$35,416
05/26/2020
Media Preservation Assistant
Media Preservation Assistant
03/11/2020
03/11/2020
$50,000
$50,000
03/11/2020
Media Assistant
Media Assistant
12/18/2019
12/18/2019
$31,722
$31,722
12/18/2019
Media Assistant
Media Assistant
10/26/2019
10/26/2019
$35,479
$35,479
10/26/2019
University of Michigan
University of Michigan
Media Assistant
Media Assistant
Media Assistant
10/15/2019
10/15/2019
$31,305
$31,305
10/15/2019
Media Assistant
Media Assistant
09/30/2019
09/30/2019
$35,479
$35,479
09/30/2019
Media Assistant
Media Assistant
07/26/2019
07/26/2019
$20,870
$20,870
07/26/2019
University of Michigan
University of Michigan
Media Assistant
Media Assistant
Media Assistant
07/16/2019
07/16/2019
$19,722
$19,722
07/16/2019
Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Media Assistant
Media Assistant
Media Assistant
06/26/2019
06/26/2019
$32,578
$32,578
06/26/2019