Some of the skills we found on media manager resumes included "analytics," "kpi," and "media planning." We have detailed the most important media manager responsibilities below.
Before becoming a media manager, 80.5% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 8.5% media managers went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most media managers have a college degree. But about one out of every nine media managers didn't attend college at all.
Those media managers who do attend college, typically earn either communication degrees or business degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for media managers include marketing degrees or photography degrees.
When you're ready to become a media manager, you might wonder which companies hire media managers. According to our research through media manager resumes, media managers are mostly hired by Deloitte, Aegis, and Advantage Solutions. Now is a good time to apply as Deloitte has 8 media managers job openings, and there are 8 at Aegis and 6 at Advantage Solutions.
Since salary is important to some media managers, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at GameStop, Amazon.com, and Cisco Systems. If you were to take a closer look at GameStop, you'd find that the average media manager salary is $136,549. Then at Amazon.com, media managers receive an average salary of $136,356, while the salary at Cisco Systems is $130,919.
Some other companies you might be interested in as a media manager include Microsoft, IBM, and NBCUniversal. These three companies were found to hire the most media managers from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
For the most part, media managers make their living in the media and retail industries. Media managers tend to make the most in the media industry with an average salary of $95,114. The media manager annual salary in the retail and professional industries generally make $88,747 and $86,519 respectively. Additionally, media managers who work in the media industry make 34.2% more than media managers in the hospitality Industry.