Average Social Media Manager Salary in South Africa

R176,682
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R13,549
Bonus
R14,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Social Media Manager in South Africa is R176,682.
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R60k
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R177k
90%
R345k
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R60k - R345k
Bonus
R3k - R50k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R15k
Total Pay
R60k - R405k

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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 and Social Media Optimization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Content Management and Copywriting.

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 R129,064 based on 21 salaries. An early career Social Media Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R167,362 based on 299 salaries. A mid-career Social Media Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R239,325 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Social Media Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R350,000 based on 7 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 406 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
73.6%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
1.7%

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