Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average Social Media Manager in Chicago earns approximately $50K per year. Female Social Media Managers in Chicago make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Work is enjoyable for Chicago Social Media Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,880 - $87,586
$35K
$50K
$88K
MEDIAN: $49,703
10%
50%
90%

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$14.24 - $30.00
$15
MEDIAN: $15.26
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,880 - $87,586  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Commission
$6,250  
Total Pay (?
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$31,260 - $108,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.26  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$198.66 - $10,213  
   
Commission
$6,250  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$31,260 - $108,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Social Media Manager

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
12%
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Experience Affects Social Media Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲74%

▲24%

National Average
$50,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Social Media Manager Salaries

Social Media Optimization
▲20%


Marketing Communications
▲4%

Editing
▲2%

National Average
$50,000


Copywriting
▼10%

Web Content Management
▼11%

▼12%

Graphic Design
▼12%

Media / Public Relations
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 29%