Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,480
25th Percentile Wage
$22,290
50th Percentile Wage
$36,140
75th Percentile Wage
$54,770
90th Percentile Wage
$85,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication workers in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 $85,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $18,480.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,140
-1.85% 4.65%
2016
$36,810
4.86% -
2015
$35,020
2.51% -
2014
$34,140
4.34% -
2013
$32,660
-5.51% -
2012
$34,460
- -

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

The average salaries of media and communication workers in nine industries in the accommodation and food 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 full-service restaurants industry with an annual salary $50,070. The lowest paying industry is the drinking places (alcoholic beverages) industry (annual salary $23,490). For detailed media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Full-Service Restaurants
$50,070
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$48,840
Traveler Accommodation
$48,260
Special Food Services
$47,250
Accommodation
$47,240
Casino Hotels
$46,020
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$34,230
Food Services and Drinking Places
$31,300
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$23,490

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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