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Careers and Salary Data

This table shows summary data on occupations in the US. Clicking on any occupation name brings you to a page showing job prospects and salaries for that occupation in hundreds of metro areas across the country, with data updated through 2022.(Where data is denoted by an asterisk (*), summary info was not available.

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Media and Communication

OccupationJobs
(2016)
Median Pay
(2016)
% Growth
2014-2024
Audio and Video Technicians72,740     $42,190     12.9%
Camera Operators20,860     $53,550     6.4%
Communication Equipment Workers19,030     $79,500     7.9%
Editors96,890     $58,770     -0.1%
Film and Video Editors30,770     $61,180     16.3%
Interpreters and Translators53,150     $47,190     16.7%
Photographers49,320     $32,490     -8.4%
Producers and Directors117,520     $71,620     12.0%
Public Relations Specialists233,730     $59,300     9.0%
Radio and Television Announcers28,580     $32,450     -10.9%
Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts38,790     $39,370     -10.7%
Technical Writers49,960     $70,930     10.9%
Writers and Authors45,300     $61,820     8.3%

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