Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Social Media Manager make in Chicago, IL Area?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$77,986 / yrTotal Pay
$56,408 / yrBase Pay
$21,578 / yrAdditional Pay

$77,986

 / yr
$42K$262K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Social Media Manager is $77,986 per year in the Chicago, IL Area area, with an average salary of $56,408 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $21,578 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$77,986 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Social Media Manager?

Some related job titles are Community Manager Salaries with median pay of $83,966, Social Media Community Manager Salaries with median pay of $76,414, Social Media Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $69,197, Social Media Marketing Salaries with median pay of $82,259.

What are total pay estimates for a Social Media Manager at different companies in Chicago, IL Area?

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4.0

Gossip Genie

Social Media Manager

$42,527

 /yr
Range: $40K - $59K

$40K

$59K

$40,254 - $58,852 Range

Sears

Social Media Manager

$96,024

 /yr
Range: $86K - $122K

$86K

$122K

$86,013 - $122,383 Range

EZlocal
4.1

EZlocal

Social Media Manager

$34,533

 /yr
Range: $25K - $46K

$25K

$46K

$25,000 - $46,098 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Social Media Manager

$54,217

 /yr
Range: $50K - $80K

$50K

$80K

$49,802 - $80,104 Range

Allstate
3.5

Allstate

Social Media Manager

$83,421

 /yr
Range: $67K - $97K

$67K

$97K

$67,018 - $97,176 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

University of Chicago

Social Media Manager

$46,149

 /yr
Range: $35K - $59K

$35K

$59K

$35,233 - $58,602 Range

Boka Restaurant Group
3.7

Boka Restaurant Group

Social Media Manager

$54,162

 /yr
Range: $53K - $56K

$53K

$56K

$52,542 - $56,386 Range

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Hyatt
4.0

Hyatt

Social Media Manager - Hourly

$28

$58

$28 - $58 Range

Hyatt
4.0

Hyatt

Social Media Manager - Contractor

$55K

$65K

$54,985 - $64,862 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Social Media Manager - Hourly

$25

$33

$25 - $33 Range

Groupon
3.7

Groupon

Social Media Manager

$71K

$89K

$71,152 - $88,753 Range

Starcom Worldwide
3.8

Starcom Worldwide

Social Media Manager

$60K

$84K

$60,192 - $84,321 Range

Spark Foundry
3.7

Spark Foundry

Social Media Manager

$70K

$90K

$69,679 - $90,449 Range

Wunderman Thompson
3.7

Wunderman Thompson

Social Media Manager

$55K

$60K

$54,731 - $60,135 Range

Pure Barre
4.3

Pure Barre

Social Media Manager - Hourly

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

Imagination Publishing
2.8

Imagination Publishing

Social Media Manager
About 

$50K -$71K

$50K

$71K

$49,763 - $70,671 Range

AptAmigo
3.2

AptAmigo

Social Media Manager - Hourly
About 

$26 -$29

 hourly

$26

$29

$26 - $29 Range

Dose
2.9

Dose

Social Media Manager - Hourly
About 

$15 -$43

 hourly

$15

$43

$15 - $43 Range

Shaker Recruitment Marketing
4.4

$27K

$47K

$26,824 - $46,715 Range

BCV
3.1

BCV

Social Media Manager
About 

$37K -$60K

$37K

$60K

$36,775 - $59,584 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Social Media Manager in Chicago, IL

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$68,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Social Media Manager with 4 to 6 years of experience

$30

/hrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Social Media/Marketing Specialist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$25,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Social Media Manager with 1 to 3 years of experience

$57,514

/yrAvg Base Salary

24 days ago by a Social Media Manager and Marketing Coordinator with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

27 days ago by a Social Media Consultant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

29 days ago by a Social Manager with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Social Media Manager salaries

The average salary for a Social Media Manager is $52,344 per year in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 128 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Social Media Manager employees in Chicago, IL Area.

The highest salary for a Social Media Manager in Chicago, IL Area is $87,823 per year.

The lowest salary for a Social Media Manager in Chicago, IL Area is $31,198 per year.

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