Average Experienced Social Media Manager Salary

$63,191
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,052
Bonus
$5,087
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Social Media Manager is $63,191.
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$43k
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$63k
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$94k
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MEDIAN $63,191
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Salary
$43k - $94k
Bonus
$397 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $14k
Total Pay
$37k - $97k

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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 Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Copywriting, Social Media Optimization, 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 $38,806 based on 778 salaries. An early career Social Media Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,041 based on 2,907 salaries. A mid-career Social Media Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,344 based on 1,180 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,102.
Employees with Social Media Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (35.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (34.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (10.6% less) and San Diego, California (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,890 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.9%
Early Career
59.4%
Mid Career
24.1%
Late Career
0.5%