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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,940
25th Percentile Wage
$31,250
50th Percentile Wage
$47,900
75th Percentile Wage
$67,790
90th Percentile Wage
$92,890

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 $92,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,940. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 288% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other media and communication workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,900
8.98% 5.72%
2016
$43,600
-3.72% -
2015
$45,220
-1.42% -
2014
$45,860
1.44% -
2013
$45,200
0.09% -
2012
$45,160
- -

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 $66,640. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $23,140).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$66,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$58,090
Transportation and Warehousing
$57,280
Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,970
Wholesale Trade
$50,320
Information
$50,070
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$48,550
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$48,530
Health Care and Social Assistance
$47,680
Accommodation and Food Services
$47,370
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,080
Educational Services
$45,720
Finance and Insurance
$45,180
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$41,690
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$39,460
Retail Trade
$23,140

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 $23,340 to $89,100. The highest paying state for other media and communication workers is New Hampshire with a median annual salary of $89,100. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $23,340. 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
$89,100
Alaska
$67,110
District of Columbia
$66,380
Minnesota
$65,570
Maryland
$63,610
Hawaii
$63,560
Illinois
$60,620
Washington
$56,420
Massachusetts
$55,910
Colorado
$55,320
Pennsylvania
$54,150
California
$52,920
Wisconsin
$52,720
Georgia
$50,940
Missouri
$49,850
Nevada
$49,380
Michigan
$47,800
West Virginia
$47,000
New Jersey
$46,840
Ohio
$45,520
New York
$45,420
Kentucky
$44,410
Tennessee
$44,370
Texas
$44,110
Connecticut
$43,970
Utah
$43,380
Oklahoma
$41,840
Iowa
$40,240
Mississippi
$39,160
Idaho
$38,100
North Carolina
$38,090
Florida
$37,200
Arizona
$36,940
Kansas
$36,850
Rhode Island
$36,770
Nebraska
$36,540
Vermont
$36,400
Indiana
$35,690
Oregon
$34,650
Louisiana
$31,980
Arkansas
$29,140
Puerto Rico
$28,290
Virginia
$27,520
New Mexico
$24,310
Montana
$23,340



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