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
$25,960
25th Percentile Wage
$29,490
50th Percentile Wage
$44,050
75th Percentile Wage
$71,820
90th Percentile Wage
$97,780

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 $97,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous media and communication workers is $25,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,050-1.34%-8.10%
201544,640-3.27%-
201446,1001.58%-
201345,370-4.96%-
201247,620--

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 $59,410. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $28,120). 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
$59,410
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$53,320
Telecommunications
$50,630
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$49,620
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$49,480
Sound Recording Industries
$49,100
Newspaper Publishers
$44,240
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$44,210
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$44,130
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$43,640
Television Broadcasting
$41,700
Other Information Services
$40,470
Other Information Services
$40,470
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$39,910
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$36,760
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$30,440
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$30,440
Radio Broadcasting
$28,120

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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