How much does a Senior Media Buyer make?

Updated Jul 27, 2021

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$71,578 /yr
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139 salaries

$53K

Low

$72K

Average

$97K

High

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The national average salary for Senior Media Buyer is $71,578 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Media Buyer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 139 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Media Buyer employees.

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Horizon Media
4.1

Horizon Media

Senior Media Buyer

$67,598

 /yr
Range: $62K - $77K
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$62K

$77K

$62,021 - $76,611 Range

Carat
3.6

Carat

Senior Media Buyer

$74,573

 /yr
Range: $68K - $79K

$68K

$79K

$67,692 - $78,923 Range

Starcom Worldwide
3.7

Starcom Worldwide

Senior Media Buyer

$82,430

 /yr
Range: $51K - $105K

$51K

$105K

$50,841 - $105,355 Range

Novus
2.8

Novus

Senior Media Buyer

$81,773

 /yr
Range: $74K - $90K

$74K

$90K

$74,054 - $90,374 Range

Rank Media Agency
4.5

Rank Media Agency

Senior Media Buyer

$60,054

 /yr
Range: $60K - $60K

$60K

$60K

$60,054 - $60,054 Range

Zenith Media
3.7

Zenith Media

Senior Media Buyer

$62,671

 /yr
Range: $60K - $76K

$60K

$76K

$59,642 - $76,000 Range

Digital Media Solutions
2.8

Digital Media Solutions

Senior Media Buyer

$54,310

 /yr
Range: $50K - $54K

$50K

$54K

$50,000 - $54,310 Range

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GroupM
3.8

GroupM

Senior Media Buyer

$80,433

 /yr
Range: $73K - $101K

$73K

$101K

$73,110 - $101,313 Range

GTB
4

GTB

Senior Media Buyer

$78,511

 /yr
Range: $48K - $81K

$48K

$81K

$48,079 - $81,024 Range

Media Storm
3.3

Media Storm

Senior Media Buyer

$84,567

 /yr
Range: $74K - $87K

$74K

$87K

$74,143 - $87,158 Range

Bully Pulpit Interactive
3.3

Bully Pulpit Interactive

Senior Media Buyer

$56,612

 /yr
Range: $55K - $63K

$55K

$63K

$55,000 - $62,788 Range

ICON International
3.6

ICON International

Senior Media Buyer

$83,862

 /yr
Range: $79K - $87K

$79K

$87K

$78,854 - $87,136 Range

Omnicom Media Group
3.7

Omnicom Media Group

Senior Media Buyer
About 

$56K -$82K

$56K

$82K

$56,401 - $82,089 Range

Barkley
3.7

Barkley

Senior Media Buyer
About 

$61K -$69K

$61K

$69K

$60,849 - $69,197 Range

Mediaocean
4

Mediaocean

Senior Media Buyer
About 

$75K -$89K

$75K

$89K

$74,989 - $88,751 Range

UM
3.8

UM

Senior Media Buyer
About 

$51K -$75K

$51K

$75K

$51,488 - $75,101 Range

OMD
3.5

OMD

Senior Media Buyer
About 

$57K -$90K

$57K

$90K

$57,414 - $90,374 Range

C-K
3.7

C-K

Senior Media Buyer
About 

$54K -$78K

$54K

$78K

$53,790 - $78,344 Range

Triad
2.8

Triad

Senior Media Buyer
About 

$91K -$104K

$91K

$104K

$90,524 - $103,837 Range

Martin Retail Group
4.1

Martin Retail Group

Senior Media Buyer
About 

$59K -$73K

$59K

$73K

$59,488 - $73,288 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Media Buyer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Media Buyer is $71,578 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Media Buyer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 139 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Media Buyer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Media Buyer in United States is $96,708 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Media Buyer in United States is $52,978 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior media buyer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$55,000
per year
A Senior Media Buyer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Senior Media Buyer in the Birmingham, AL Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Birmingham, AL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$84,000
per year
A Senior Digital Media Buyer/Planner in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $84,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Senior Media Buyer in the Cape Coral, FL Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cape Coral, FL Area area
 
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees
$55,000
per year
A Senior Media Buyer in the Cleveland, OH Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cleveland, OH Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Senior Digital Media Buyer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Senior Media Buyer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$80,240
per year
A Senior Media Buyer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $80,240 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$62,665
per year
A Senior Media Buyer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $62,665 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
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