Average Early-Career Social Media Manager with Social Media Optimization Skills Salary

$48,693
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,300
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$1,021
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Social Media Manager with Social Media Optimization skills is $48,693.
10%
$34k
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$49k
90%
$69k
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Salary
$34k - $69k
Bonus
$101 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$497 - $8k
Commission
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$29k - $68k

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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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Popular Skills for Social Media Manager

Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Marketing Communications, Copywriting, Content Management 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 $39,930 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Social Media Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,436 based on 431 salaries. An experienced Social Media Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,924 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,000.
Employees with Social Media Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 561 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.0%
Mid Career
76.8%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
2.3%