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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 $57,865
Low $37,687
High $88,844
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a social media manager is $57,865 per year in the United States. 2.5k salaries reported, updated at September 25, 2023

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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. The Law Brothers
    9 reviews11 salaries reported
    $70,675per year
  2. $64,146per year
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Highest paying cities for Social Media Managers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $72,462 per year
    182 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $66,389 per year
    131 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $64,845 per year
    37 salaries reported
  1. Tampa, FL
    $62,860 per year
    24 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $59,516 per year
    33 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $57,955 per year
    35 salaries reported
  1. Miami, FL
    $55,794 per year
    53 salaries reported
  2. Addison, TX
    $54,192 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $53,577 per year
    34 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

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Average $19.07 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Social Media Manager

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