Entry-Level Social Media Manager Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Social Media Manager is $44,067 per year.

$29,996 - $65,668
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$66K
MEDIAN: $44,066
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$9.97 - $24.80
(Median)
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$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,996 - $65,668  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,769  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $5,034  
Commission
$-0.50 - $10,926  
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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$25,685 - $65,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,639
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $24.80  
   
Overtime
$14.65 - $34.26  
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 - $5,769  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $10,926  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $5,034  
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).
)
$25,685 - $65,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 562
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Social Media Manager Advice

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...

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Social Media Manager Salaries


Strategic Marketing
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Social Media Optimization
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Project Management
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Social Media Marketing
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Marketing Communications
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National Average
$41,000

Copywriting
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Blogging
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Web Marketing
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Graphic Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 388 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 29%
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