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Other Media and Communication Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other media and communication workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other media and communication workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other media and communication workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Other Media and Communication Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,780
25th Percentile Wage
$29,330
50th Percentile Wage
$43,600
75th Percentile Wage
$63,480
90th Percentile Wage
$91,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other media and communication workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other media and communication workers is $91,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,780. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 286% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other media and communication workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,600-3.72%-3.58%
201545,220-1.42%-
201445,8601.44%-
201345,2000.09%-
201245,160--

Table 2. Other Media and Communication Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other media and communication workers in 16 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other media and communication workers occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $65,330. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $29,060).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$65,330
Wholesale Trade
$57,440
Transportation and Warehousing
$57,280
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$54,490
Federal, State, and Local Government
$48,290
Health Care and Social Assistance
$46,310
Finance and Insurance
$45,350
Educational Services
$44,860
Accommodation and Food Services
$44,810
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$43,460
Information
$43,420
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$43,000
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$41,390
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$39,510
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$38,340
Retail Trade
$29,060

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Media and Communication Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other media and communication workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other media and communication workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $24,360 to $86,890. The highest paying state for other media and communication workers is New Hampshire with a median annual salary of $86,890. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $24,360. For more salary information of other media and communication workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Hampshire
$86,890
Alaska
$65,210
District of Columbia
$63,140
Washington
$62,620
Colorado
$60,120
Minnesota
$57,430
Hawaii
$51,190
New York
$50,370
Nevada
$49,630
Missouri
$49,560
Connecticut
$48,810
Texas
$48,440
Illinois
$47,970
Maryland
$47,460
Wisconsin
$47,220
Pennsylvania
$47,030
North Carolina
$45,770
Georgia
$43,750
California
$42,810
New Jersey
$42,420
Iowa
$40,420
Louisiana
$38,740
Idaho
$38,100
Florida
$37,780
Tennessee
$37,270
Kansas
$36,850
Nebraska
$36,540
Massachusetts
$35,770
Utah
$35,220
Arizona
$34,710
Oregon
$34,600
Virginia
$34,250
Michigan
$33,280
Indiana
$33,120
Ohio
$32,660
Arkansas
$29,140
Kentucky
$27,490
Puerto Rico
$27,140
Montana
$24,360


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