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What is a Communication Worker?

Occupation Description All media and communication workers not listed separately.

Other Communication Worker Job Titles

  • Reader
  • Stage Technician
  • Audio-Visual Specialist
  • Script Manager
  • Continuity Manager

Is There Job Demand for Media and Communication Workers?

There were about 32,900 jobs for Media and Communication Workers in 2016 (in the United States).

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.9% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 3,300 new jobs for Media and Communication Workers by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 3,400 job openings in this field each year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Media and Communication Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Media and Communication Workers are California, Florida, and Ohio.

Watch out if you plan on working in Kentucky, Alaska, or West Virginia. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Salary for Media and Communication Workers

The typical yearly salary for Media and Communication Workers is somewhere between $23,680 and $88,240. The median salary for this occupation is $48,330.

Salary Ranges for Media and Communication Workers

How much do Media and Communication Workers make in each U.S. state?

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

Washington

$74,510

Hawaii

$73,480

District of Columbia

$69,580

New Mexico

$67,730

Georgia

$67,700

Minnesota

$67,340

Missouri

$63,140

Maryland

$61,810

Colorado

$60,180

New Jersey

$59,330

Illinois

$59,170

Arizona

$56,840

New York

$56,250

Alaska

$56,150

California

$55,580

Arkansas

$55,540

Nevada

$53,650

Massachusetts

$52,520

Tennessee

$52,350

Wisconsin

$52,030

Connecticut

$50,560

Oregon

$49,090

Utah

$49,040

West Virginia

$48,830

Michigan

$47,650

Iowa

$45,750

Pennsylvania

$45,480

Mississippi

$43,490

Texas

$43,430

Ohio

$43,330

Indiana

$42,550

North Carolina

$41,100

Kentucky

$39,810

Virginia

$39,770

Florida

$38,190

Vermont

$37,460

Louisiana

$36,760

Montana

$36,340

Oklahoma

$26,610

Where Media and Communication Workers Are Employed

Communication Worker Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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