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Miscellaneous Media and Communication Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous media and communication workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous media and communication workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous media and communication workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous 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. Miscellaneous Media and Communication Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,150
25th Percentile Wage
$33,840
50th Percentile Wage
$47,360
75th Percentile Wage
$64,050
90th Percentile Wage
$86,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous media and communication workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous media and communication workers is $86,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,150. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 242% 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 miscellaneous media and communication workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,360
4.01% 4.24%
2016
$45,460
2.16% -
2015
$44,480
0.20% -
2014
$44,390
2.41% -
2013
$43,320
-4.69% -
2012
$45,350
- -

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

The average salaries of miscellaneous 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 miscellaneous media and communication workers occupations is the wholesale trade sector with an annual salary $54,770. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $25,030).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Trade
$54,770
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$53,330
Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,950
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,140
Information
$50,400
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$48,310
Accommodation and Food Services
$47,370
Manufacturing
$46,300
Transportation and Warehousing
$46,260
Educational Services
$45,590
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$44,720
Finance and Insurance
$43,650
Health Care and Social Assistance
$43,510
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$40,830
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$38,980
Retail Trade
$25,030



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