Social Media Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Average Social Media Managers in Chicago, Ill. make around $48K annually. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Women make up the majority of Chicago Social Media Managers (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Social Media Managers in Chicago is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$33,740 - $78,511
(Median)
$34K
$48K
$79K
MEDIAN: $47,764
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$9.14 - $19.86
(Median)
$9
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,740 - $78,511  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,268  
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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$31,570 - $78,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $19.86  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,268  
   
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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$31,570 - $78,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 45%

National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Editing
up arrow 19%

Blogging
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Web Content Management
up arrow 1%

Content Management
up arrow 3%

Copywriting
up arrow 5%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 7%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 16%

Graphic Design
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%
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