Entry-Level Social Media Manager Salary

An Entry-Level Social Media Manager earns an average salary of $44,052 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Marketing and Web Analytics.

$29,980 - $65,501
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$30K
$44K
$66K
MEDIAN: $44,051
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$9.97 - $24.81
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary 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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,980 - $65,501  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,759  
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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$25,570 - $64,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,611
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $24.81  
   
Overtime
$14.66 - $34.33  
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 - $5,759  
   
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).
)
$25,570 - $64,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 560
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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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Project Management
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Social Media Optimization
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Social Media Marketing
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Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$41,000

Blogging
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Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%


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Web Marketing
up arrow 9%

Graphic Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 390 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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