Average Social Media Manager with Social Media Optimization Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$55,351
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$4,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Social Media Manager with Social Media Optimization skills in Seattle, Washington is $55,351.
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MEDIAN $55,351
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Salary
$40k - $89k
Bonus
$900 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$33k - $88k

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Job Description for Social Media Manager

Social Media Manager Tasks
  • Identify influential opportunities, engage regularly with audiences online and speak publicly as a thought-leader on the company social media strategy.
  • Monitor Web 2.0 activities across departments and geographies, guiding participants on integration and best practices while encouraging successful participation.
  • Develop and execute the corporate social media strategy.

Career Paths

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Social Media Manager
Marketing Manager
Social Media Director
Marketing Director
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Social Media Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Social Media Manager

An early career Social Media Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,747 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Social Media Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,995 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Social Media Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.2% more) and Austin, Texas (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (9.5% less), Chicago, Illinois (2.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
62.1%
Mid Career
37.9%