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

Average Social Media Manager Yearly Salary in the United States

Social Media Managers earn an average yearly salary of $35,900. Salaries typically start from $10,400 and go up to $61,000.

Average Social Media Manager Hourly Wage in the United States

Social Media Managers earn an average hourly wage of $17.26. Hourly wages typically start from $5.00 and go up to $29.33.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

53%
Full-Time
47%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Social Media Manager demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.8
SCORE
1517
RATINGS
Social Media Managers average a score of 2.8 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Social Media Managers in the 27th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Social Media Manager Earnings by Seniority

Top End Social Media Manager Earnings

The highest earning Social Media Managers in the United States earn:

$29.33
an hour
$61,000
per year
Senior Social Media Manager Earnings

Senior Social Media Managers in the United States earn:

$21.15
an hour
$44,000
per year
Experienced Social Media Manager Earnings

Experienced Social Media Managers in the United States earn:

$15.00
an hour
$31,200
per year
Junior Social Media Manager Earnings

Junior Social Media Managers in the United States earn:

$11.00
an hour
$22,880
per year
Starting Social Media Manager Earnings

Starting Social Media Managers in the United States earn:

$5.00
an hour
$10,400
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Social Media Manager Salary Comparison

Social Media Managers earn more than 6% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Social Media Manager Salary $35k
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Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Social Media Manager salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Social Media Manager Salary in Texas $20.98 $43,641.1 # 1
Social Media Manager Salary in California $19.81 $41,196 # 2
Social Media Manager Salary in New York $18.26 $37,978.7 # 3
Social Media Manager Salary in Illinois $17.77 $36,969.4 # 4
Social Media Manager Salary in United States $17.26 $35,900.1 # 5
Social Media Manager Salary in Virginia $16.31 $33,928 # 6
Social Media Manager Salary in Florida $13.60 $28,289.7 # 7