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Average Mid-Career Social Media Manager Salary in Los Angeles, California

$66,770
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$5,120
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Social Media Manager in Los Angeles, California is $66,770.
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$94k
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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 Social Media Marketing and Social Media Optimization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications, Strategic Marketing and Content Management.

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 $45,140 based on 5 salaries. An early career Social Media Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,390 based on 204 salaries. An experienced Social Media Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,475 based on 16 salaries.
Employees with Social Media Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.1% less), Austin, Texas (13.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 225 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.2%
Early Career
90.7%
Experienced
7.1%