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Entry-Level Social Media Manager Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Social Media Manager earns an average salary of $43,073 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Web Analytics and Strategic Marketing.
Entry-Level Social Media Manager Salary (?
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$29,887 - $64,143
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MEDIAN: $43,073
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Entry-Level Social Media Manager Salary (?
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$9.90 - $24.58
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,887 - $64,143  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,931  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $5,960  
Commission
$400.00 - $8,000  
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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$25,579 - $63,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,368
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $24.58  
   
Overtime
$14.42 - $33.68  
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 - $5,931  
   
Commission
$400.00 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $5,960  
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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$25,579 - $63,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 473
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$41,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Social Media Manager Salaries

Web Analytics
up arrow 14%
Strategic Marketing
up arrow 13%
Social Media Marketing
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Social Media Optimization
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Marketing Communications
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Content Management
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National Average
$41,000
Blogging
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Copywriting
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Media / Public Relations
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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Web Marketing
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Editing
up arrow 7%
Graphic Design
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%