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
$37,950
25th Percentile Wage
$50,170
50th Percentile Wage
$67,560
75th Percentile Wage
$90,120
90th Percentile Wage
$120,720

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 $120,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $37,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,560
1.42% 14.64%
2016
$66,600
2.40% -
2015
$65,000
4.43% -
2014
$62,120
3.83% -
2013
$59,740
3.47% -
2012
$57,670
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Compare Media and Communication Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of media and communication workers in 22 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 other insurance related activities industry (annual salary $57,270). 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
$78,780
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$78,780
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$77,680
Other Financial Investment Activities
$75,390
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$73,790
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$71,100
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$67,400
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$65,400
Insurance Carriers
$65,350
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$65,310
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$63,930
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$63,390
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
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$60,330
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$58,780
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$58,270
Other Insurance Related Activities
$57,270

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




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