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What You Need to Know About Media and Communication Worker

Occupation Description All media and communication workers not listed separately.

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

Communication Worker Job Outlook

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 32,900 jobs in the United States for Media and Communication Worker. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 10% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 3,300 new jobs for Media and Communication Worker by 2026. There will be an estimated 3,400 positions for Communication Worker per year.


The states with the most job growth for Communication Worker are Georgia, Wisconsin, and Arkansas. 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.

How Much Does a Communication Worker Make?

The salary for Media and Communication Workers ranges between about $23,680 and $88,240 a year.


Media and Communication Workers who work in Hawaii, Washington, or Missouri, make the highest salaries.

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

State Annual Mean Salary
Alaska $56,150
Arizona $56,840
Arkansas $55,540
California $55,580
Colorado $60,180
Connecticut $50,560
District of Columbia $69,580
Florida $38,190
Georgia $67,700
Hawaii $73,480
Illinois $59,170
Indiana $42,550
Iowa $45,750
Kentucky $39,810
Louisiana $36,760
Maryland $61,810
Massachusetts $52,520
Michigan $47,650
Minnesota $67,340
Mississippi $43,490
Missouri $63,140
Montana $36,340
Nevada $53,650
New Jersey $59,330
New Mexico $67,730
New York $56,250
North Carolina $41,100
Ohio $43,330
Oklahoma $26,610
Oregon $49,090
Pennsylvania $45,480
Tennessee $52,350
Texas $43,430
Utah $49,040
Vermont $37,460
Virginia $39,770
Washington $74,510
West Virginia $48,830
Wisconsin $52,030

Where do Media and Communication Workers Work?


The table below shows the approximate number of Media and Communication Workers employed by various industries.



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