Social Media Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average Social Media Manager in Chicago can expect to rake in roughly $50K annually. Women make up the vast majority of Social Media Managers in Chicago (84 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Social Media Managers in Chicago, Ill., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although the larger part have medical coverage and slightly more than half have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,240 - $102,695
$34K
$50K
$100K
MEDIAN: $50,230
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50%
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$11.58 - $99.33
$12
$16
$99
MEDIAN: $16.25
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$0$109K
Salary $34,240 - $102,695
Bonus $197.74 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $2,500
Commission $6,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,084 - $109,592
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data $0$99
Hourly Rate $11.58 - $99.33
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $197.74 - $11,000
Commission $6,250
Profit Sharing $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,084 - $109,592
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Social Media Manager

Social media managers are responsible for facilitating social media tasks and communicating with customers and vendors to manage social media pages, profiles, and sites. They also use personal computers to write company statements and respond to questions, concerns, and inquiries.

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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.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Social Media Manager Job Listings

Key Stats for Social Media Manager

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
12%

Experience Affects Social Media Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲73%

▲23%

National Average
$50,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Social Media Manager Salaries

Social Media Optimization
▲19%


Marketing Communications
▲3%

Editing
▲1%

National Average
$50,000


Copywriting
▼11%

Web Content Management
▼11%

▼12%

Graphic Design
▼12%

Media / Public Relations
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 26%