Some of the skills we found on media manager resumes included "digital marketing," "kpis," and "media planning." We have detailed the most important media manager responsibilities below.
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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 Randstad North America, Inc., Accenture, and Amazon. Now is a good time to apply as Randstad North America, Inc. has 94 media managers job openings, and there are 22 at Accenture and 17 at Amazon.
Since salary is important to some media managers, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Meta, Google, and The Walt Disney Company. If you were to take a closer look at Meta, you'd find that the average media manager salary is $163,568. Then at Google, media managers receive an average salary of $151,035, while the salary at The Walt Disney Company is $143,685.
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Some other companies you might be interested in as a media manager include Microsoft, Verizon Communications, and IBM. 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 manufacturing industries. Media managers tend to make the most in the automotive industry with an average salary of $108,113. The media manager annual salary in the finance and transportation industries generally make $101,740 and $91,001 respectively. Additionally, media managers who work in the automotive industry make 32.4% more than media managers in the retail Industry.