Miscellaneous Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,730
25th Percentile Wage
$31,260
50th Percentile Wage
$50,400
75th Percentile Wage
$76,570
90th Percentile Wage
$99,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous media and communication workers in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous media and communication workers is $99,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous media and communication workers is $25,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,400
12.60% 5.52%
2016
$44,050
-1.34% -
2015
$44,640
-3.27% -
2014
$46,100
1.58% -
2013
$45,370
-4.96% -
2012
$47,620
- -

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

The average salaries of miscellaneous media and communication workers in 18 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for miscellaneous media and communication worker occupations is the software publishers industry with an annual salary $65,420. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $27,160). For detailed miscellaneous media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$65,420
Sound Recording Industries
$58,280
Telecommunications
$57,110
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$52,900
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$52,110
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$52,030
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$49,820
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$49,620
Television Broadcasting
$46,450
Newspaper Publishers
$44,240
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$43,530
Other Information Services
$42,100
Other Information Services
$42,100
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$40,640
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$38,400
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$30,440
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$30,440
Radio Broadcasting
$27,160

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




Related:

Highest paying industries for miscellaneous media and communication workers.