Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,300
25th Percentile Wage
$49,560
50th Percentile Wage
$66,600
75th Percentile Wage
$89,190
90th Percentile Wage
$120,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication workers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $120,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $38,300.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,6002.40%13.41%
201565,0004.43%-
201462,1203.83%-
201359,7403.47%-
201257,670--

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

The average salaries of media and communication workers in 20 industries in the finance and insurance 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 securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage industry with an annual salary $80,660. The lowest paying industry is the insurance and employee benefit funds industry (annual salary $58,270). For detailed media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$80,660
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$80,150
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$78,390
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$78,390
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$76,900
Other Financial Investment Activities
$75,390
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$71,040
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$69,560
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$65,540
Insurance Carriers
$64,500
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$64,210
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$63,710
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$63,550
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$63,080
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$63,070
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$62,160
Depository Credit Intermediation
$62,120
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$62,040
Other Insurance Related Activities
$61,320
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$58,270

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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