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Alternate Job Titles: Media Buyer

What is the average annual salary for Media Buyer?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Media Buyer may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Media Buyer in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Media Buyer in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Media Buyer in the United States is $60,058 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Media Buyer in the United States are expected to make less than $60,058.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2015

Median $60,058
  • 10%$37,295
  • 25%$48,143
  • 75%$75,063
  • 90%$88,724

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Job Description for Media Buyer

Responsible for negotiating, scheduling, and buying appropriate media. Must identify target audience and ensure media reaches target audience. Works closely with media planner to implement media plan. May require a bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor. View Media Buyer job description

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Categories:  Advertising, Marketing, Media -- Broadcast, Media -- Print

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Media Production Manager, Media Planner, Merchandise Buyer, Buyer III, Buyer IV, Buyer I, Buyer II, Merchandise Buyer Assistant, Sr., Social Media Analyst

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