Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Social Media Managers in Chicago take home an average $47K per year. Some workers in this field — nearly one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Chicago Social Media Managers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 65 percent. For the most part, Social Media Managers in Chicago, Ill. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,470 - $78,419
MEDIAN: $46,573

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$32,830 - $78,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Experience Affects Social Media Manager Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Social Media Manager Salaries

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Web Content Management

National Average

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Social Media Marketing
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Content Management
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Social Media Optimization
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Marketing Communications
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Media / Public Relations
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Graphic Design
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


65 %
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 24%