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Social Media Coordinator Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Social Media Coordinators in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $36K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Most Social Media Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Social Media Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,873 - $49,962
(Median)
$29K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,444
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90%

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$10.02 - $22.25
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$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,873 - $49,962  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $3,966  
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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$24,796 - $50,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 450
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $22.25  
   
Overtime
$10.75 - $33.68  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $3,966  
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).
)
$24,796 - $50,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 205

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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 seem to wield many 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 4 percent and 20 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Search Engine Optimization and Graphic Design. Most people skilled in Social Media Marketing are similarly competent in Marketing Communications.

Pay Difference by Location


Social Media Coordinators will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 36 percent. Social Media Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+34 percent), Washington (+29 percent), New York (+15 percent), and Atlanta (+11 percent). Falling short of the national average by 13 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Austin. Denver and San Diego are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 9 percent less than the median.

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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


National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Social Media Coordinator Salaries

Video Editing
up arrow 20%

Content Management
up arrow 11%

Blogging
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Online Marketing
up arrow 2%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$35,000

Branding
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 2%

Email Marketing
up arrow 3%

Graphic Design
up arrow 6%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 27%