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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous media and communication workers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Retail Trade|| |