Average Social Media Manager Salary in Los Angeles, California

$54,889
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,948
Bonus
$750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Social Media Manager in Los Angeles, California is $54,889.
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$39k
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$78k
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MEDIAN $54,889
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Salary
$39k - $78k
Bonus
$103 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$34k - $77k

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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.

Career Paths

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Social Media Manager
Marketing Manager
Marketing Director
Social Media Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Social Media Manager

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

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 $42,475 based on 8 salaries. An early career Social Media Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,803 based on 218 salaries. A mid-career Social Media Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,278 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Social Media Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,492 based on 20 salaries.
Employees with Social Media Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.9% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (8.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (8.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 343 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
63.6%
Mid Career
28.3%
Experienced
5.8%