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What Does it Take to Be a Media and Communication Worker?

Communication Worker Example All media and communication workers not listed separately.

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

Is There Job Demand for Media and Communication Workers?

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. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 3,400 job openings in this field each 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.

Communication Worker Average Salary

The average yearly salary of a Communication Worker ranges between $23,680 and $88,240.


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?


Below are examples of industries where Media and Communication Workers work:



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