Social Media Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average Social Media Manager in Chicago earns approximately $48K annually. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly more than a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Social Media Managers in Chicago, Ill. survey participants are largely women, dominating at 67 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Social Media Managers in Chicago. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$33,804 - $78,224

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$9.07 - $19.94

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,804 - $78,224  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,268  
Total Pay (?
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$32,001 - $78,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $19.94  
   
Local 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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$32,001 - $78,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 44%

National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Editing
up arrow 19%

Blogging
up arrow 4%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Content Management
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 8%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 13%

Graphic Design
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 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: 78% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 22%
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