Average Social Media Manager with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

$47,405
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,944
Bonus
$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Social Media Manager with Media / Public Relations skills is $47,405.
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$33k
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MEDIAN $47,405
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Salary
$33k - $75k
Bonus
$393 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $6k
Total Pay
$25k - $71k

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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 in Social Media Marketing, Content Management, Social Media Optimization, Copywriting and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $39,631 based on 95 salaries. An early career Social Media Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,525 based on 326 salaries. A mid-career Social Media Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,093 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Social Media Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,318 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,490.
Employees with Social Media Manager in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 26.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (17.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (11.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 581 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.4%
Early Career
56.1%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
5.5%
Late Career
0.9%