The average salary for a Social Media Manager is £25,287 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Marketing Communications and Web Content Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£16,403 - £37,260
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MEDIAN: £25,213
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£6.71 - £19.46
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MEDIAN: £9.89
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£0£38K
Salary £16,403 - £37,260
Bonus £350.00 - £3,250
Profit Sharing £0.00
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£15,759 - £38,271
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 258
Hourly Data £0£19
Hourly Rate £6.71 - £19.46
Overtime £10.13
Annual Data £0£38K
Bonus £350.00 - £3,250
Profit Sharing £0.00
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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£15,759 - £38,271
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £25,238

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Q: What is it like working as a Social Media Manager?

Social Media Manager in London:
"Social Media Job review."
Pros: Researching; Gaining popularity for company; Gaining public, awareness, office conditions.
Cons: The management; stress level; the ego; culture; pay.

Social Media Manager in Birmingham:
"Great job with growing prospects."
Pros: The flexibility and the rewards.
Cons: Working late.

Social Media Manager in Manchester:
"It's more than Facebook status updates."
Pros: Opportunity to learn new technology and an ever changing communications landscape to keep interest and innovation levels high.
Cons: Everyone is an expert because they once posted a Facebook status update that got 50 likes. Management mistakenly think they understand the job despite having zero knowledge or experience and as a result, you end up being project managed by someone who doesn't know what you do.

Social Media Manager in London:
"Social Media Manager - Spending The Day On Facebook"
Pros: It's fun, spending time on the internet, trolling.
Cons: It's spending time on the internet, trolling with an MSCi degree.

Social Media Manager in Manchester:
"Good, interesting and ever-evolving "
Pros: Working autonomously and engaging with current trends and technologies
Cons: Working in my own, the workload can be high and I have no help.

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Key Stats for Social Media Manager

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
0%
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Experience Affects Social Media Manager Salaries

▲20%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
₤25,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Social Media Manager Salaries

Marketing Communications
▲19%

Web Content Management
▲15%

Project Management
▲7%

Content Management
▲5%



▲1%


National Average
₤25,000

Video Editing
▼1%


Online Marketing
▼21%

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 72%
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