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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

$21.19
Average $21.19
Low $13.71
High $32.73
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a social media manager is $21.19 per hour in the United States. 1.9k salaries reported, updated at November 23, 2022

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Top companies for Social Media Managers in United States

  1. TopView Sightseeing
    3.1star
    37 reviews10 salaries reported
    $35.69per hour
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Highest paying cities for Social Media Managers near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $26.49 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $24.66 per hour
    130 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $24.64 per hour
    61 salaries reported
  1. Charlotte, NC
    $21.80 per hour
    17 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $21.79 per hour
    31 salaries reported
  3. Miami, FL
    $20.56 per hour
    46 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $20.38 per hour
    42 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $18.75 per hour
    19 salaries reported
  3. Las Vegas, NV
    $17.32 per hour
    17 salaries reported
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Social Media Managers

Top skills
Social Listening
+23.70%salary
Top fields of study
Advertising Degree
+32.84%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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3 jobs3
2 jobs10
14 jobs14
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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

3,472 job openings

Average $18.46 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Social Media Manager

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