Average Social Media Manager Salary in Australia

AU$59,978
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$976
Bonus
AU$4,500
Commission
AU$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Social Media Manager in Australia is AU$59,978.
10%
AU$44k
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AU$60k
90%
AU$82k
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AU$44k - AU$82k
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$1k - AU$4k
Commission
AU$0 - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$42k - AU$81k

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Job Description for Social Media Manager

Social Media Manager Tasks
  • Develop and execute the corporate social media strategy.
  • Monitor Web 2.0 activities across departments and geographies, guiding participants on integration and best practices while encouraging successful participation.
  • Identify influential opportunities, engage regularly with audiences online and speak publicly as a thought-leader on the company social media strategy.

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Popular Skills for Social Media Manager

Skills in Social Media Marketing, Content Management and Social Media Optimization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design and Copywriting.

Pay by Experience Level for Social Media Manager

An entry-level Social Media Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$48,170 based on 18 salaries. An early career Social Media Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$58,283 based on 235 salaries. A mid-career Social Media Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$69,986 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Social Media Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$73,478 based on 20 salaries.
Employees with Social Media Manager in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 8.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (16.6% less), Brisbane, Queensland (10.3% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 359 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
65.5%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
5.6%

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