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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

$20.94
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a social media manager is $20.94 per hour in the United States. 1.8k salaries reported, updated at May 23, 2022.

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Top companies for Social Media Managers in United States

  1. TopView Sightseeing
    3.1star
    35 reviews5 salaries reported
    $37.95per hour
  2. $26.22per hour
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Highest paying cities for Social Media Managers in United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $25.67 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $24.30 per hour
    64 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $23.99 per hour
    94 salaries reported
  1. Tampa, FL
    $23.07 per hour
    21 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $22.33 per hour
    45 salaries reported
  3. Miami, FL
    $20.39 per hour
    28 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $20.29 per hour
    21 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $19.94 per hour
    37 salaries reported
  3. Las Vegas, NV
    $16.91 per hour
    19 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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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

5,245 job openings

Average $17.74 per hour

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