Social Media Manager Salary in the US

$52,250
per year
per month
$4,350
per month
per year
Bonus
$2,700/year
Commission
$2,050/year
Profit Sharing
$1,980/year
Bonus
$220/month
Commission
$170/month
Profit Sharing
$160/month

Social Media Manager - Average Salary

The average salary for a Social Media Manager is $52,250 per year ($4,350 per month), which is $1,240 (-2%) lower than the average salary in the US.
A Social Media Manager can expect an average starting salary of $35,210. The highest salaries can exceed $93,179.
$35,210
Low
$52,250
Average salary
$93,179
High
$2,930
Low
$4,350
Average salary
$7,760
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
$0
$59,300
$118,629
Salary$35,210 - 93,179
Bonus$0 - 8,000
Commission$0 - 10,150
Profit Sharing$0 - 7,300
Total Pay$35,210 - 118,629
$0
$4,950
$9,890
Salary$2,930 - 7,760
Bonus$0 - 670
Commission$0 - 850
Profit Sharing$0 - 610
Total Pay$2,930 - 9,890

Social Media Manager Salary Range

Low
$35,210
Average salary
$52,250
Experienced
$74,590
High
$93,179
Low
$2,930
Average salary
$4,350
Experienced
$6,220
High
$7,760
Among Social Media Managers in the US, early career Social Media Marketers and Associate Social Media Managers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Social Media Community Managers, Social Media Content Managers or Senior Social Media Managers enjoy the highest salaries.

Social Media Manager - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Social Media Marketing and Communications Manager$128K/year
+145% 
Senior Social Media Manager$78K/year
+49% 
Social Media Content Manager$64K/year
+22% 
Freelance Social Media Manager$59K/year
+13% 
Social Media Community Manager$56K/year
+7% 
PR and Social Media Manager$55K/year
+5% 
Associate Social Media Manager$48K/year
 -8%
Social Media Account Manager$47K/year
 -11%

Social Media Manager - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Social Media Manager with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $37,400 per year. A mid career Social Media Manager with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $54,350, while an experienced Social Media Manager with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $69,400. Social Media Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn $79,540 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Social Media Manager

Late Career▲ +52%
Experienced▲ +33%
Mid Career▲ +4%
Average Salary$52,250/year
Entry Level▼ -28%

Gender Breakdown

Female
76%
Male
24%

Social Media Manager - Jobs by Location

Social Media Manager - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Social Media Manager jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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