Entry-Level Social Media Manager Salary

An Entry-Level Social Media Manager earns an average salary of $44,085 per year. A skill in Strategic Marketing is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,986 - $66,181
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$66K
MEDIAN: $44,084
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$9.98 - $24.79
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,986 - $66,181  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,815  
Profit Sharing
$192.19 - $4,983  
Commission
$20.13 - $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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$25,546 - $65,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,831
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $24.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.81  
Overtime
$14.53 - $35.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,815  
   
Commission
$20.13 - $10,926  
Profit Sharing
$192.19 - $4,983  
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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$25,546 - $65,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 637
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,517

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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 Social Media Manager Salaries




Social Media Optimization
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Content Management
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Social Media Marketing
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Marketing Communications
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National Average
$42,000

Copywriting
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Blogging
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Editing
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Web Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 377 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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