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 Technicians75,940     $43,770     11.6%
Camera Operators21,080     $54,570     8.1%
Communication Equipment Workers18,790     $79,580     2.9%
Editors95,750     $59,480     -2.9%
Film and Video Editors28,160     $62,650     13.9%
Interpreters and Translators57,140     $49,930     19.2%
Photographers49,560     $34,000     -6.3%
Producers and Directors118,630     $71,680     4.8%
Public Relations Specialists239,030     $60,000     6.4%
Radio and Television Announcers27,780     $33,220     -7.3%
Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts37,140     $41,260     -12.1%
Technical Writers50,350     $71,850     8.5%
Writers and Authors45,210     $62,170     -0.1%
Source: 2018 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

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