Average Early-Career Social Media Manager with Project Management Skills Salary

$47,605
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,350
Bonus
$1,400
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Social Media Manager with Project Management skills is $47,605.
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$34k
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$48k
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$72k
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MEDIAN $47,605
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Salary
$34k - $72k
Bonus
$254 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$700 - $5k
Total Pay
$30k - $72k

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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
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 Social Media Optimization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications, Copywriting 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 $43,448 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Social Media Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,164 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Social Media Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,984 based on 17 salaries.
Employees with Social Media Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 57.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (23.0% more) and New York, New York (15.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (20.2% less), Dallas, Texas (4.8% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.4%
Mid Career
71.9%
Experienced
17.7%