How much does a Social Media Manager make in Chicago, IL?

22 salaries reported, updated at April 4, 2021
per hour

The average salary for a social media manager is $20.13 per hour in Chicago, IL.

20% higher
than national average

Most common benefits

  • Work from home
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Food provided
  • Gym membership
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Most common benefits for Social Media Managers

  • Work from home
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Food provided
  • Gym membership
  • Paid time off
  • On-site gym
  • Dental insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
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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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