Average Early-Career Social Media Manager with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

$44,482
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,977
Bonus
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Social Media Manager with Media / Public Relations skills is $44,482.
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$31k
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$44k
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$63k
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$31k - $63k
Bonus
$0 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$250 - $3k
Total Pay
$25k - $61k

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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 $39,430 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Social Media Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,465 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Social Media Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,876 based on 28 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 33.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (22.6% more) and New York, New York (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 165 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.7%
Mid Career
66.1%
Experienced
17.0%
Late Career
4.2%