Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of media and communication workers in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare media and communication worker salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,750
25th Percentile Wage
$57,180
50th Percentile Wage
$75,150
75th Percentile Wage
$96,640
90th Percentile Wage
$120,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication workers in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) media and communication workers is $120,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $44,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of media and communication workers in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,150
0.03% 6.53%
2016
$75,130
3.30% -
2015
$72,650
2.62% -
2014
$70,750
1.12% -
2013
$69,960
-0.40% -
2012
$70,240
- -

Compare Media and Communication Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of media and communication workers in six industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for media and communication worker occupations is the nuclear electric power generation industry with an annual salary $91,750. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $65,340). For detailed media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$91,750
Natural Gas Distribution
$80,570
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$78,220
Utilities
$75,150
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$74,300
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$65,340

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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