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

Median Pay
% Growth
Audio and Video Technicians73,960    $45,910    11.6%
Camera Operators21,500    $55,160    8.1%
Communication Equipment Workers23,440    $73,460    2.9%
Editors95,970    $61,370    -2.9%
Film and Video Editors27,570    $63,780    13.9%
Interpreters and Translators58,870    $51,830    19.2%
Photographers50,620    $36,280    -6.3%
Producers and Directors129,210    $74,420    4.8%
Public Relations Specialists244,730    $61,150    6.4%
Radio and Television Announcers29,230    $34,630    -7.3%
Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News AnalystsN/A    N/A    N/A
Technical Writers50,760    $72,850    8.5%
Writers and Authors45,860    $63,200    -0.1%
Source: 2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

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