Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,610
25th Percentile Wage
$50,760
50th Percentile Wage
$68,140
75th Percentile Wage
$89,880
90th Percentile Wage
$111,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication workers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $111,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $38,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of media and communication workers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,1400.44%6.79%
201567,8400.28%-
201467,6502.72%-
201365,8103.49%-
201263,510--

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

The average salaries of media and communication workers in 54 industries in the manufacturing 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 motor vehicle manufacturing industry with an annual salary $86,630. The lowest paying industry is the animal slaughtering and processing industry (annual salary $33,310). For detailed media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$86,630
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$85,220
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$78,890
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$78,050
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$77,690
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$77,640
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$77,640
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$77,400
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$76,600
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$76,110
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$74,220
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$68,990
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$68,880
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$68,830
Ship and Boat Building
$68,610
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$68,150
Chemical Manufacturing
$67,480
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$66,220
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$65,950
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$63,430
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$63,340
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,890
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$62,470
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$62,430
Paper Manufacturing
$62,330
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$62,170
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$61,630
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$61,100
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$60,890
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$60,300
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$60,060
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$59,990
Machinery Manufacturing
$59,980
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$59,730
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$59,650
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$57,030
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$56,950
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$56,790
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$56,760
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$55,420
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$55,080
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$54,520
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$53,980
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$53,260
Other Food Manufacturing
$52,560
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$51,560
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$51,470
Beverage Manufacturing
$50,110
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$48,520
Apparel Manufacturing
$48,410
Food Manufacturing
$47,070
Printing and Related Support Activities
$43,010
Printing and Related Support Activities
$43,010
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$33,310

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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