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Average Mid-Career Social Media Manager Salary in United Kingdom

£32,002
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£2,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Social Media Manager in United Kingdom is £32,002.
10%
£21k
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£32k
90%
£46k
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What Do Social Media Managers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Social Media Managers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Social Media Managers?

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 £20,351 based on 36 salaries. An early career Social Media Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,176 based on 346 salaries. An experienced Social Media Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,305 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Social Media Manager in their job title in London, England earn an average of 11.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (22.0% less) and Brighton, England: East Sussex (17.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 401 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.0%
Early Career
86.3%
Experienced
4.7%

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