Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,590
25th Percentile Wage
$38,370
50th Percentile Wage
$50,710
75th Percentile Wage
$66,390
90th Percentile Wage
$86,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication workers in the industry sector of educational 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) media and communication workers is $86,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $28,590.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,7103.10%6.09%
201549,1401.24%-
201448,5301.65%-
201347,7300.23%-
201247,620--

Compare Media and Communication Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of media and communication workers in 26 industries in the educational services 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $68,350. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $30,520). For detailed media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$68,350
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$61,870
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$61,060
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$58,150
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$57,400
Educational Support Services
$56,400
Educational Services - Privately owned
$56,140
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$54,640
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$53,010
Other Schools and Instruction
$52,380
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$52,320
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$52,220
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$52,140
Educational Services - State government owned
$51,880
Educational Services
$50,710
Junior colleges - State government owned
$50,100
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$50,070
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$49,700
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$48,810
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$45,470
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$45,020
Educational Services - Local government owned
$44,550
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$43,120
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$42,080
Technical and Trade Schools
$32,450
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$30,520

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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