An Entry-Level Social Media Manager earns an average salary of $44,191 per year. A skill in Strategy is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,956 - $66,571
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$67K
MEDIAN: $44,191
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$10.09 - $25.55
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,956 - $66,571  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,064  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,051  
Commission
$60.00 - $14,500  
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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$25,729 - $65,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,284
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $25.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$14.75 - $36.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,064  
   
Commission
$60.00 - $14,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,051  
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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$25,729 - $65,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 516
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National Average: $41,599

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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

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Strategic Marketing
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Web Analytics
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Social Media Optimization
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Strategic Planning
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Social Media Marketing
0%

Content Management
0%

Copywriting
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Marketing Communications
0%

Project Management
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National Average
$42,000

Blogging
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 247 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

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