An average Chicago Social Media Manager can expect to take home roughly $57K annually. The majority of Social Media Managers in Chicago, Ill. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one-fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$38,783 - $96,846
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$39K
$57K
$97K
MEDIAN: $57,000
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,783 - $96,846  
   
Bonus
$200.44 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$6,250  
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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$34,674 - $113,391  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.00  
   
Overtime
$57.69  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$200.44 - $19,574  
   
Commission
$6,250  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$34,674 - $113,391  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Experience Affects Social Media Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 61%


National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Social Media Manager Salaries

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 23%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Editing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Content Management
up arrow 5%

Copywriting
up arrow 7%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%

Blogging
up arrow 11%

Graphic Design
up arrow 16%

Web Content Management
up arrow 17%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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