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Social Media Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Social Media Managers in Chicago, Ill. can expect wages of $47K annually on average. Job satisfaction for Social Media Managers in Chicago is high. Women make up the majority of Chicago Social Media Managers (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. While close to one-fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,690 - $78,224
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$78K
MEDIAN: $46,910
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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
$32,690 - $78,224  
   
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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$30,728 - $78,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $19.86  
   
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$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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$30,728 - $78,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Experience Affects Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 47%

National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Editing
up arrow 21%

Blogging
up arrow 6%

Web Content Management
0%

National Average
$44,000

Content Management
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 4%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 6%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 9%

Graphic Design
up arrow 14%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 15%

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
4%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 21%
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