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Social media manager salary in United States

How much does a Social Media Manager make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $58,047
Low $37,818
High $89,097
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a social media manager is $58,047 per year in the United States. 2.5k salaries reported, updated at October 1, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Social Media Managers in United States

  1. The Law Brothers
    9 reviews10 salaries reported
    $71,110per year
  2. $64,146per year
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Highest paying cities for Social Media Managers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $72,508 per year
    190 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $65,888 per year
    138 salaries reported
  3. Tampa, FL
    $62,633 per year
    23 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $62,032 per year
    42 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $59,232 per year
    31 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $58,881 per year
    35 salaries reported
  1. Miami, FL
    $55,465 per year
    54 salaries reported
  2. Addison, TX
    $54,192 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $53,912 per year
    31 salaries reported
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Where can a Social Media Manager earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Social Media Managers

Top skills
Social Listening
Top fields of study
Advertising Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
81 jobs107
3 jobs3
2 jobs10
14 jobs14
405 jobs491
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Most common benefits for Social Media Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 316 ratings

44% of Social Media Managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Social Media Specialist

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Average $19.12 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Social Media Manager

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