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Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Average Salaries in Czech Republic 2020

How much money does a person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment make in Czech Republic?


Average Monthly Salary
56,000 CZK
( 672,000 CZK yearly)

LOW
28,100
CZK
AVERAGE
56,000
CZK
HIGH
109,000
CZK

A person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment in Czech Republic typically earns around 56,000 CZK per month. Salaries range from 28,100 CZK (lowest average) to 109,000 CZK (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
3D Artist52,300 CZK
3D Designer48,700 CZK
3D Generalist43,900 CZK
3D Visualization Specialist53,500 CZK
Acrobatic Rigger34,900 CZK
Actor72,100 CZK
Associate Media Director59,800 CZK
Associate Producer79,300 CZK
Broadcast Associate39,600 CZK
Broadcast News Analyst53,400 CZK
Broadcast Technician33,800 CZK
Broadcasting Journalist65,500 CZK
Broadcasting Presenter69,300 CZK
Camera Equipment Repairer38,500 CZK
Cartoonist / Animator50,300 CZK
CAS Engineer58,700 CZK
Censorship Executive63,100 CZK
Choreographer49,600 CZK
Colorist28,200 CZK
Communications Manager77,800 CZK
Correspondent58,600 CZK
Dance Director56,200 CZK
Dancer47,800 CZK
Director of Photography59,400 CZK
Disc Jockey37,000 CZK
Editorial Assistant30,000 CZK
Events Manager54,700 CZK
Graphic Designer36,000 CZK
Illustrator42,800 CZK
Instructional Designer36,300 CZK
Journalist67,000 CZK
Makeup Artist38,600 CZK
Media Design Manager100,000 CZK
Media Equipment Operator31,500 CZK
Media Operations Manager71,800 CZK
Media Producer67,700 CZK
Media Product Development Manager97,100 CZK
Media Program Director108,000 CZK
Media Relations Manager97,600 CZK
Media Sales Manager103,000 CZK
Movement and Dance Coordinator58,100 CZK
Multimedia Coordinator36,100 CZK
Multimedia Designer38,300 CZK
Music Consultant52,700 CZK
Musician41,500 CZK
News Associate52,600 CZK
News Reporter66,800 CZK
Producer93,600 CZK
Product Designer35,200 CZK
Production Artist50,000 CZK
Production Assistant33,200 CZK
Production Director80,900 CZK
Production Technician31,900 CZK
Program Researcher60,500 CZK
Promotion Coordinator47,800 CZK
Sound Engineer49,700 CZK
Stage Technician29,100 CZK
Sub Editor34,500 CZK
Television Executive Producer105,000 CZK
Transmission Engineer53,200 CZK
Video Editor41,300 CZK
Video Producer54,900 CZK
Videographer49,400 CZK
Visual Designer49,600 CZK

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Jobs Salary Distribution in Czech Republic

Median and salary distribution monthly Czech Republic Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries in Czech Republic range from 28,100 CZK per month (minimum average salary) to 109,000 CZK per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 57,200 CZK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 57,200 CZK while the other half are earning more than 57,200 CZK. 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

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 38,400 CZK while 75% of them are earning more than 38,400 CZK. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 84,600 CZK while 25% are earning more than 84,600 CZK.


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

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

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.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


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 Czech Republic costs anywhere from 305,000 Czech Koruna(s) to 914,000 Czech Koruna(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 this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Czech Republic Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment
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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 employees in Czech Republic who work in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment earn 6% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
57,500 CZK
Female-5%
54,300 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Czech Republic for all Careers

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Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Czech Republic

How much are annual salary increments in Czech Republic for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment professionals in Czech Republic are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 16 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Czech Republic Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment
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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.

Czech Republic / All Professions

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 Czech Republic is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
3%
Energy
6%
Information Technology
9%
Healthcare
3%
Travel
6%
Construction
9%
Education
3%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Czech Republic for the year 2019. 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

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Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Bonus and Incentive Rates in Czech Republic

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Czech Republic Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment
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Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

47% of surveyed staff in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 53% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
53%
No Bonus
47%

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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
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 / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Hourly Average Wage in Czech Republic


320 CZK per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Czech Republic is 320 CZK. This means that the average person in Czech Republic earns approximately 320 CZK for every worked hour.


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

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.

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment and Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment monthly Czech Republic
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The average salary for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment is 8% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Prague58,500 CZK

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 Czech Republic earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
59,100 CZK
Public Sector+7%
63,300 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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