How much does a Social Media Editor make?

Updated Nov 26, 2021

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Experience

$59,279 /yr
Average Base Pay

108 salaries

$42K

Low

$59K

Average

$84K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Social Media Editor is $59,279 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Social Media Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 108 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Social Media Editor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Social Media Manager$55,117 /yr
L3
Senior Social Media Manager$82,021 /yr
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Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Social Media Editor

$59,414

 /yr
Range: $55K - $65K
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$55K

$65K

$55,416 - $65,489 Range

Meredith Corporation
3.5

Meredith Corporation

Social Media Editor

$65,492

 /yr
Range: $44K - $70K

$44K

$70K

$44,163 - $69,858 Range

NRDC
3.7

NRDC

Social Media Editor

$70,950

 /yr
Range: $65K - $81K

$65K

$81K

$65,492 - $80,538 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Social Media Editor - Hourly Contractor

$31

 /hr
Range: $31 - $34

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Social Media Editor

$74,300

 /yr
Range: $66K - $81K

$66K

$81K

$65,802 - $80,791 Range

Time Inc.
3.3

Time Inc.

Social Media Editor

$68,356

 /yr
Range: $58K - $68K

$58K

$68K

$57,630 - $68,473 Range

Business Insider
4

Business Insider

Social Media Editor

$68,142

 /yr
Range: $57K - $72K

$57K

$72K

$56,756 - $72,097 Range

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Group Nine Media
3.4

Group Nine Media

Social Media Editor

$62,747

 /yr
Range: $45K - $79K

$45K

$79K

$44,915 - $78,602 Range

Thrillist
2.7

Thrillist

Social Media Editor

$51,867

 /yr
Range: $51K - $65K

$51K

$65K

$50,530 - $65,492 Range

McKinsey & Company
4.4

McKinsey & Company

Social Media Editor - Contractor
About 

$122K -$131K

$122K

$131K

$121,689 - $130,703 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Social Media Editor
About 

$45K -$88K

$45K

$88K

$45,387 - $88,319 Range

Discovery, Inc.
3.8

Discovery, Inc.

Social Media Editor
About 

$58K -$71K

$58K

$71K

$57,815 - $71,332 Range

Dow Jones
3.7

Dow Jones

Social Media Editor
About 

$72K -$127K

$72K

$127K

$72,466 - $127,051 Range

Vice Media
3.4

Vice Media

Social Media Editor
About 

$64K -$101K

$64K

$101K

$63,701 - $100,574 Range

MSNBC
4.3

MSNBC

Social Media Editor
About 

$57K -$86K

$57K

$86K

$57,236 - $86,068 Range

Ranker
3.8

Ranker

Social Media Editor - Hourly
About 

$20 -$29

 hourly

$20

$29

$20 - $29 Range

Technology Review
3.2

Technology Review

Social Media Editor
About 

$73K -$79K

$73K

$79K

$73,155 - $78,645 Range

The Home Depot
3.8

The Home Depot

Social Media Editor
About 

$60K -$65K

$60K

$65K

$59,837 - $65,459 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Social Media Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$28 -$30

 hourly

$28

$30

$28 - $30 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Social Media Editor - Hourly
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Social Media Editor salaries

The national average salary for a Social Media Editor is $59,279 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Social Media Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 108 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Social Media Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Social Media Editor in United States is $83,939 per year.

The lowest salary for a Social Media Editor in United States is $41,863 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Social Media Editor or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Social Media Editor.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent social media editor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$60,000
per year
A Social Media in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Social Media Strategist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$82,000
per year
A Social Media Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
$4k profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Social Media Manager in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Social Media/Marketing Specialist in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Social Media Manager in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Social Media in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$69,351
per year
A Social Media Manager in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $69,351 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$60,000
per year
A Social Media Manager in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
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