Other Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,930
25th Percentile Wage
$29,360
50th Percentile Wage
$43,420
75th Percentile Wage
$72,440
90th Percentile Wage
$98,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other media and communication workers is $98,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other media and communication workers is $25,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,420-2.69%-10.29%
201544,590-3.36%-
201446,0900.93%-
201345,660-4.88%-
201247,890--

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

The average salaries of other media and communication workers in 16 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 other media and communication worker occupations is the cable and other subscription programming industry with an annual salary $53,320. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $28,070). For detailed other media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$53,320
Software Publishers
$50,110
Telecommunications
$49,500
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$48,540
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$44,350
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$43,940
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$43,910
Other Information Services
$43,450
Other Information Services
$43,450
Newspaper Publishers
$43,240
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$42,890
Sound Recording Industries
$42,000
Television Broadcasting
$41,520
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$39,760
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$36,590
Radio Broadcasting
$28,070

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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