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Media Production Manager Average Salary in Austria 2023

How much money does a person working as Media Production Manager make in Austria?

Average Monthly Salary
5,210 EUR
( 62,500 EUR yearly)


A person working as Media Production Manager in Austria typically earns around 5,210 EUR per month. Salaries range from 2,710 EUR (lowest) to 7,970 EUR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Media Production Manager salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Media Production Manager Pay Scale and Salaries in Austria

Median and salary distribution Austria Media Production Manager monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
4,720 EUR or more
10% of people earn
4,200 to 4,720 EUR
20% of people earn
3,070 EUR or less
65% of people earn
3,070 to 4,200 EUR
Minimum Salary
2,710 EUR
4,740 EUR
7,970 EUR

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Media Production Manager salaries in Austria range from 2,710 EUR per month (starting salary) to 7,970 EUR per month (maximum salary). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 4,740 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Media Production Manager(s) are earning less than 4,740 EUR while the other half are earning more than 4,740 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Media Production Manager(s) are earning less than 3,930 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,930 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Media Production Manager(s) are earning less than 5,380 EUR while 25% are earning more than 5,380 EUR.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 3,070 EUR to 4,200 EUR. Approximatly 20% fall under the 3,070 EUR cap. Ten percent of wages are from 4,200 EUR to 4,720 EUR. Only 5% of people grossed 4,720 EUR or more.

Media Production Manager Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Media Production Manager average salary change by experience in Austria

0 - 2 Years
3,080 EUR
2 - 5 Years+34%
4,130 EUR
5 - 10 Years+30%
5,370 EUR
10 - 15 Years+21%
6,500 EUR
15 - 20 Years+9%
7,100 EUR
20+ Years+5%
7,470 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Austria Media Production Manager
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Media Production Manager salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

Employees with less than two years of experience makes approximately 3,080 EUR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 4,130 EUR per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 5,370 EUR per month, 30% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Media Production Manager whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 6,500 EUR per month, 21% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 7,100 EUR per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 7,470 EUR per month, 5% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Media Production Manager Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Media Production Manager(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Media Production Manager average salary difference by education level in Austria

High School
3,710 EUR
Certificate or Diploma+14%
4,240 EUR
Bachelor's Degree+41%
5,970 EUR
Master's Degree+21%
7,230 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by education level monthly Austria Media Production Manager
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Media Production Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary is 3,710 EUR per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 4,240 EUR per month, 14% more than someone having a High School degree.

People with Bachelor's Degree have an average salary of 5,970 EUR per month, 41% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 7,230 EUR per month, 21% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Austria costs anywhere from 18,900 Euro(s) to 56,800 Euro(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender - Media Production Manager

Salary comparison by gender Austria Media Production Manager monthly
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Media Production Manager employees in Austria earn 4% more than their female counterparts on average.

5,330 EUR
5,100 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Austria for all Careers

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Media Production Manager Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Austria

How much are annual salary increments in Austria for Media Production Manager(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Media Production Manager

Media Production Manager(s) in Austria are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 29 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Austria / All Professions

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The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Austria is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Austria for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Media Production Manager Bonus and Incentive Rates in Austria

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Austria Media Production Manager
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"Media Production Manager" is considered to be a high bonus-based job. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

39% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 61% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 6% to 8% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Media Production Manager Salary Trend and Forecast in Austria

How are Media Production Manager salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2019
4,630 EUR
Average Salary 2020+4%
4,800 EUR
Average Salary 2021+2%
4,890 EUR
Average Salary 2022+3%
5,020 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Media Production Manager salaries in Austria are on the rise in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 3% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Austria Media Production Manager
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Media Production Manager Average Hourly Wage in Austria

30 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Austria is 30 EUR. This means that the average Media Production Manager in Austria earns approximately 30 EUR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for 'Media Production Manager' in Austria is 16 EUR. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Media Production Manager VS Other Jobs

5,210 EUR
3,570 EUR
3,790 EUR
Average Salary
Media Production Manager
Average Salary
Advertising / Grapic Design / Events
Average Salary
All Jobs

The average salary for Media Production Manager is 46% more than that of Advertising / Grapic Design / Events. Also, Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries are 6% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison Between Media Production Manager and Advertising / Grapic Design / Events monthly Austria
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Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advertising Account Executive4,480 EUR-14%
Advertising Account Manager4,790 EUR-8%
Advertising Account Planner2,450 EUR-53%
Advertising Coordinator3,040 EUR-42%
Advertising Manager6,230 EUR+20%
Advertising Operations Manager6,710 EUR+29%
Advertising Strategic Planner4,330 EUR-17%
Advertising Team Leader3,730 EUR-28%
Animator2,870 EUR-45%
Art Director4,010 EUR-23%
Artist3,150 EUR-40%
Artworker2,250 EUR-57%
Assistant Art Director2,890 EUR-45%
Audiosual Technician2,270 EUR-56%
Broadcast Administrator4,130 EUR-21%
Catering Sales2,570 EUR-51%
Catering Trainer3,030 EUR-42%
Commercial and Industrial Designer2,410 EUR-54%
Conference Organiser2,890 EUR-45%
Content and Media Production Lead4,240 EUR-19%
CopyWriter2,690 EUR-48%
Creative Designer3,020 EUR-42%
Creative Director4,000 EUR-23%
Designer 2,150 EUR-59%
Desktop Publisher1,840 EUR-65%
Director of Graphic Design3,500 EUR-33%
Events and Promotions Manager6,090 EUR+17%
Exhibit Display Coordinator2,920 EUR-44%
Exhibit Display Manager3,940 EUR-24%
Finisher1,970 EUR-62%
Graphic Artist2,440 EUR-53%
Graphic Designer2,470 EUR-53%
Graphics Design Supervisor3,290 EUR-37%
Imagery Analyst2,340 EUR-55%
Imaging Technologist2,380 EUR-54%
Interaction Designer2,080 EUR-60%
Media Planner3,280 EUR-37%
Media Production Coordinator2,850 EUR-45%
Media Production Manager5,210 EUR=
Media Project Manager5,110 EUR-2%
Media Relations Representative4,210 EUR-19%
Media Sales Executive5,210 EUR=
Multimedia Specialist2,380 EUR-54%
Photographer2,240 EUR-57%
PPC Campaign Manager4,130 EUR-21%
Print Production Manager4,470 EUR-14%
Product and Brand Manager5,910 EUR+13%
Sales Promotion Manager6,110 EUR+17%
Sketch Artist2,790 EUR-46%
Social Media Executive5,160 EUR-1%
Technical Typist1,690 EUR-68%
User Experience UX Designer2,780 EUR-47%
UX Designer2,320 EUR-55%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Dornbirn4,700 EUR
Graz5,630 EUR
Innsbruck5,210 EUR
Klagenfurt5,420 EUR
Linz5,300 EUR
Salzburg5,530 EUR
St. Polten5,000 EUR
Vienna5,960 EUR
Villach5,110 EUR
Wels4,800 EUR
Wiener Neustadt4,880 EUR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Austria earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
3,640 EUR
Public Sector+7%
3,900 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for Media Production Manager in Austria?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 4,740 EUR and 5,380 EUR. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for Media Production Manager in Austria is ranges from 3,930 EUR to 5,380 EUR. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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