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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 $21.19
Low $13.71
High $32.73
Non-cash benefit
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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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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Social Media Managers in United States

  1. TopView Sightseeing
    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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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
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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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