An Entry-Level Social Media Manager earns an average salary of $44,423 per year. A skill in Strategy is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,053 - $66,108
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$66K
MEDIAN: $44,423
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$10.06 - $25.52
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MEDIAN: $15.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,053 - $66,108  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,261  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
Commission
$20.27 - $16,768  
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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$25,938 - $65,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $25.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$14.39 - $36.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,261  
   
Commission
$20.27 - $16,768  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$25,938 - $65,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 518

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National Average: $41,674

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Social Media Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Social Media Manager in Salt Lake City:
"Gain as much experience as possible, before you start."
Learn everything you can about social media. If you aren't coordinating that role yet, find ways to support your organization's efforts, or reach out to a local non-profit organization to see if you can help coordinate some of their social media elements. Be up-to-date on traditional media as well, since the two are very closely tied together.

Social Media Manager in Atlanta:
"I Wish I Had A Marketing And Journalism Degree."
Be well rounded with full marketing background - not just social media - be well versed in web design and development, email marketing, etc...

Key Stats for Social Media Manager

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 241 votes.
078
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Social Media Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 241 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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