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
$29,630
25th Percentile Wage
$39,830
50th Percentile Wage
$52,080
75th Percentile Wage
$68,260
90th Percentile Wage
$87,900

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 $87,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $29,630.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,080
2.63% 8.56%
2016
$50,710
3.10% -
2015
$49,140
1.24% -
2014
$48,530
1.65% -
2013
$47,730
0.23% -
2012
$47,620
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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 $62,840. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $40,620). 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
$62,840
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$59,000
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$58,630
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$58,470
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$57,910
Educational Support Services
$56,800
Educational Services - Privately owned
$56,750
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$55,570
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$54,590
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$54,040
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$53,590
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$53,490
Educational Services - State government owned
$53,450
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$53,290
Junior colleges - State government owned
$52,120
Educational Services
$52,080
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$51,670
Other Schools and Instruction
$47,620
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$47,460
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$46,960
Educational Services - Local government owned
$46,810
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$45,710
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$45,020
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$44,620
Technical and Trade Schools
$41,310
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$40,620

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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