Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Social Media Manager make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$66,732 / yrTotal Pay
$49,143 / yrBase Pay
$17,589 / yrAdditional Pay

$66,732

 / yr
$17K$568K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Social Media Manager is $66,732 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $49,143 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 $17,589 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. The typical Social Media Manager salary is $49,143. Salaries can range from $16,746 - $567,502. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Social Media Manager in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $66,732.

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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 $74,109, Social Media Community Manager Salaries with median pay of $65,778, Social Media Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $61,191, Social Media Marketing Salaries with median pay of $74,458.

What are total pay estimates for a Social Media Manager at different companies?

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Freelancer
4.2
Social Media Manager

51 salaries

67 open jobs

$5,194

 / mo
Digital Media Management
3.1
Social Media Manager

34 salaries

15 open jobs

$55,786

 / yr
Madwire
4.0
Social Media Manager

32 salaries

7 open jobs

$52,048

 / yr
Laundry Service
3.3
Social Media Manager

28 salaries

29 open jobs

$52,688

 / yr
Vivial
4.2
Social Media Manager

28 salaries

$64,687

 / yr
AT&T
3.7
Social Media Manager

27 salaries

9,001 open jobs

$64,862

 / yr

$59,274

 / yr

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2.9
Social Media Manager

23 salaries

1 open jobs

$4,504

 / mo
JeffreyM Consulting
4.4
Social Media Manager

20 salaries

$67,703

 / yr
Real Chemistry
3.5
Social Media Manager

18 salaries

111 open jobs

$59,765

 / yr
NBCUniversal
4.1
Social Media Manager

17 salaries

2,888 open jobs

$64,627

 / yr
PwC
3.9
Social Media Manager

16 salaries

65,873 open jobs

$86,148

 / yr
Paramount
3.8
Social Media Manager

16 salaries

422 open jobs

$55,491

 / yr
Self Opportunity
4.3
Social Media Manager

15 salaries

$55,673

 / yr
98 Buck Social
4.3
Social Media Manager

15 salaries

$3,975

 / mo
Kelso-Burnett
3.9
Social Media Manager

14 salaries

$57,797

 / yr
L'Oréal
3.9
Social Media Manager

12 salaries

4,110 open jobs

$54,874

 / yr
Condé Nast
3.7
Social Media Manager

12 salaries

263 open jobs

$66,734

 / yr
Amazon
3.8
Social Media Manager

12 salaries

98,523 open jobs

$64,089

 / yr
DISH
3.1
Social Media Manager

11 salaries

13,267 open jobs

$45,204

 / yr
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What is the pay outlook for Media & Communications?

Media and communications jobs are expected to see increased demand due to growth in different communications platforms. Digital expertise will become increasingly important as consumers continue to shift away from print, radio and television and towards electronic media. Most media & communications careers require higher education, although this varies greatly depending on the field, and usually offer above-average pay.

Recent social media manager Salaries

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Social Media Manager

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$40,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Social Media Response Team

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Social Media Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$66,000

/yr

$58K | $8K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Influencer and Social Media Marketing

United States of America

 | <1 year

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Influencer and Social Media Marketing

United States of America

 | <1 year

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Social Media Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$70,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Paid Social Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$110,000

/yr

$90K | $20K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

Social Media Manager pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Social Media Manager is $49,143 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Social Media Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4570 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Social Media Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Social Media Manager in United States is $542,337 per year.

The lowest salary for a Social Media Manager in United States is $4,453 per year.

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