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Social Media Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Earnings for Social Media Managers in Chicago, Ill. come in at around $47K annually on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although nearly one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Female Social Media Managers in Chicago survey participants are more prevalent than men — 66 percent of professionals. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$32,634 - $78,368
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$78K
MEDIAN: $46,614
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$9.30 - $24.24
(Median)
$9
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,634 - $78,368  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,231  
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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$30,771 - $78,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $24.24  
   
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 - $8,231  
   
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).
)
$30,771 - $78,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Experience Affects Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 42%

National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Editing
up arrow 20%

Blogging
up arrow 5%

Copywriting
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
0%

National Average
$45,000

Content Management
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 6%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 9%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 15%

Graphic Design
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%