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Social Media Manager salary in United States

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

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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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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
    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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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

5,245 job openings

Average $17.74 per hour

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