Online Community Manager Salary (United States)

An Online Community Manager earns an average salary of $48,495 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Marketing and Media / Public Relations. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Online Community Manager Total Pay (?
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$32,478 - $70,918
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,494
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Online Community Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.81 - $30.17
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,478 - $70,918  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,238  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,005 - $71,206  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 607
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.81 - $30.17  
   
Overtime
$12.82 - $35.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,238  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,005 - $71,206  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 607
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Job Description for Online Community Manager
Online community managers are focused on interacting with customers and clients through various online channels. As such, familiarity with social media including Facebook, Twitter, user forums and similar tools is a must to work as an online community managers. They are also the point of contact for the company for users, clients and customers. So, the ability to present the company in the best possible way throughout their interactions is key.
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Online Community Manager Tasks
  • Participate in social media sites to build the organization's presence and visibility among key clients.
  • Coordinate with marketing, web development, and legal teams for brand consistency.
  • Track metrics around participation, views, comments, and online interactions, analyzing to improve outreach.
  • Develop and act as spokesperson for social media strategy for sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Monitor and report on trends around organization and social media to marketing and product development teams.

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Pay Difference By Location
San Jose
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Washington
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Austin
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Chicago
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$47,000
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San Diego
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Boston
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Philadelphia
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Online Community Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Online Community Manager?
Online Community Manager in San Jose:
"Fun Work Environment."
Pros: Love the project I work and the fact that its a well-rounded job. I get to see through a project from the beginning until long after the project has ended. I also love the blogging community and this job allows me to be a part of this wonderful community.
Cons: Stressful environment, inability to telecommute even though the job perfect for telecommunication.
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Experience Affects Online Community Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Online Community Manager Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 10%
Strategic Marketing
up arrow 10%
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
Social Media Optimization
0%
National Average
$47,000
People Management
up arrow 5%
Content Management
up arrow 9%
Blogging
up arrow 12%
Copywriting
up arrow 13%
Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 142 votes.
Gender
Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%
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