Average Social Media Manager Salary in United Kingdom

£25,656
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,529
Bonus
£1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Social Media Manager in United Kingdom is £25,656.
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£18k
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£26k
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£39k
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MEDIAN £25,656
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Salary
£18k - £39k
Bonus
£247 - £5k
Profit Sharing
£0 - £1k
Total Pay
£17k - £40k

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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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Social Media Manager
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Marketing Manager
Content Marketing Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Social Media Manager

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

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 £19,999 based on 31 salaries. An early career Social Media Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,158 based on 390 salaries. A mid-career Social Media Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,930 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Social Media Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £36,493 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Social Media Manager in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (25.9% less), Norwich, England: Norfolk (22.0% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (22.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 580 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
67.2%
Mid Career
24.1%
Experienced
3.3%

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