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 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, BLS.gov

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