Social Media Director with Social Media Optimization Skills Salary

For Social Media Directors with Social Media Optimization skills, yearly average wages total $69K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Around one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction for Social Media Directors with Social Media Optimization skills is high. Women make up the majority of Social Media Directors with Social Media Optimization skills (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire.

$34,074 - $127,751
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$69K
$130K
MEDIAN: $68,618
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$9.70 - $30.41
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MEDIAN: $15.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,074 - $127,751  
   
Bonus
$1,034 - $20,322  
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
Commission
$6,250  
Total Pay (?
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$31,196 - $130,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $30.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$19.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,034 - $20,322  
   
Commission
$6,250  
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
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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$31,196 - $130,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,330

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For Social Media Directors with Social Media Optimization skills, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Social Media Directors with Social Media Optimization skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+46 percent).

Key Stats for Social Media Director

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Social Media Director Salaries

Experienced
▲50%

▲24%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 21%
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