Social Media Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Social Media Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $44,365 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Content Management, Online Marketing, Social Media Marketing, and Marketing Communications.

$30,791 - $67,585
$31K
$44K
$68K
MEDIAN: $44,365
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50%
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$14.74 - $18.01
$17
MEDIAN: $16.99
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,791 - $67,585  
   
Bonus
$2,496  
Total Pay (?
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$30,120 - $68,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$16.99  
   
Overtime
$15.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,496  
   
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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$30,120 - $68,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Social Media Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
86%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Social Media Specialist Salaries

Content Management
▲23%

Online Marketing
▲21%

Social Media Marketing
▲16%

Marketing Communications
▲15%

Media / Public Relations
▲4%

Social Media Optimization
▲2%

National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
86%
5-9 years
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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