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
$18,310
25th Percentile Wage
$22,190
50th Percentile Wage
$36,810
75th Percentile Wage
$53,920
90th Percentile Wage
$79,840

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 $79,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $18,310.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,8104.86%6.38%
201535,0202.51%-
201434,1404.34%-
201332,660-5.51%-
201234,460--

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 $24,440). 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
$47,230
Traveler Accommodation
$46,910
Accommodation
$46,180
Special Food Services
$44,530
Casino Hotels
$43,400
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$36,490
Food Services and Drinking Places
$33,490
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$24,440

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



Related:

Highest paying industries for media and communication workers.