Miscellaneous Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,300
25th Percentile Wage
$34,700
50th Percentile Wage
$51,140
75th Percentile Wage
$68,680
90th Percentile Wage
$90,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous media and communication workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $90,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous media and communication workers is $24,300.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,140
0.47% -2.72%
2016
$50,900
3.67% -
2015
$49,030
2.47% -
2014
$47,820
7.55% -
2013
$44,210
-18.82% -
2012
$52,530
- -

Compare Miscellaneous Media and Communication Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous media and communication workers in 14 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 engineering services industry with an annual salary $70,730. The lowest paying industry is the photographic services industry (annual salary $19,800). For detailed miscellaneous media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Engineering Services
$70,730
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$67,740
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$62,460
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$59,530
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$59,350
Scientific Research and Development Services
$53,460
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,140
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$51,010
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$50,850
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$50,290
Legal Services
$47,370
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$43,790
Specialized Design Services
$34,560
Photographic Services
$19,800

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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