Social Media Coordinator Salary

Pay for Social Media Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $37K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. Most Social Media Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Social Media Coordinators making up 77 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$28,891 - $50,097

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$10.01 - $21.51

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,891 - $50,097  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,062  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,069  
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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$24,858 - $50,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 546
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $21.51  
   
Overtime
$12.06 - $35.56  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,062  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,069  
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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$24,858 - $50,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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Job Description for Social Media Coordinator

Social media coordinators are responsible for creating effective communication and relationships between their company and customers, mainly through social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. They oversee client correspondence and resolve customer inquiries through social media platforms in a timely manner. Social media coordinators mobilize different teams within their organization to increase brand awareness and support, and they have a friendly attitude and strong oral and written communication skills to coordinate with others in their team. These coordinators may manage a supervisor's travel arrangements or schedule, and they may carefully plan and successfully set up company events.

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Social Media Coordinator Tasks

  • Analyze performance metrics to increase productivity of posts.
  • Imagine and create web post that nurture community interaction and conversation.
  • Manage marketing efforts across social media platforms
  • Work with marketing and other departments to develop brand and message.

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Popular Skills for Social Media Coordinator


Social Media Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Video Editing, Content Management, Blogging, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 19 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Graphic Design, and Search Engine Optimization. For most people, competency in Social Media Marketing indicates knowledge of Marketing Communications.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Social Media Coordinators, 38 percent higher than the national average. Social Media Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+28 percent), Dallas (+27 percent), New York (+14 percent), and Boston (+13 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Austin, 14 percent below the national average. Workers in Salt Lake City and Denver earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 12 percent.

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What is it like working as a Social Media Coordinator?

Social Media Coordinator in Myrtle Beach:
"Flexibility."
Pros: I am able to grow and develop in ways that I am interested in while positively contributing to my community.
Cons: The age of "training" is behind us. Most skills come from experience and learning as you go.

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Experience Affects Social Media Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%


National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Social Media Coordinator Salaries

Video Editing
up arrow 19%

Content Management
up arrow 14%

Blogging
up arrow 10%


Copywriting
up arrow 3%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
up arrow 1%

Online Marketing
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$35,000

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 2%

Email Marketing
up arrow 3%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 4%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 7%

Graphic Design
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 27%
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