National average salary: $55,097 per year
Primary duties: Multimedia specialists create audio, video, animation and graphic image files for various multimedia applications. They often work in IT roles related to creating training, education, entertainment or data presentation products. A multimedia specialist may also create and maintain websites or web applications for their clients.
Salary range: $40,000-$69,000 per year
A multimedia specialist works to design effects, graphics, and visuals for various outlets. This includes broadcast media, video games, marketing presentations, and the web. Your typical duties include working with a team of designers and writers to create visual components that complement stories or written materials. You may work closely with clients to ensure the finished product meets their expectations and requirements, such as including the organization’s logo in a visually appealing way.