Social Media Director

Social Media Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$132,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Lyft
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
1.5 years
How much does a social media director make?
The national average salary for a Social Media Director in the U.S. is $76,934 annually or $36.99 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $44,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $132,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Social Media Directors are in Hospitality companies and Media companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Social Media Director salaries are New York, Rhode Island, District of Columbia, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. The typical employment in the position spans 1.5 years.
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Average Social Media Director Salary By Location

Social Media Directors in the US makes an average salary of $76,934 per year or $36.99 per hour. The top city when it comes to Social Media Director salaries is New York, NY at $113,631 per year. The New York, NY average entry-level salary for Social Media Directors is $60,000. New York, Rhode Island, District of Columbia, New Jersey, and Massachusetts are the top 5 highest earning states for Social Media Directors. Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Oklahoma are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
New York, NY
$113,631
2
Newark, NJ
$101,275
3
Washington, DC
$100,021
4
San Francisco, CA
$97,842
5
Detroit, MI
$71,390

Average Social Media Director Salary By Company

Social Media Directors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Social Media Directors are Hospitality companies and Media companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Social Media Directors are Lyft and NBCUniversal. If you can find a job at a company like Nike or Chanel, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Social Media Directors.

Average Social Media Director Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Social Media Director works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Retail companies, Health Care companies, and Media companies tend to have the highest salaries for Social Media Directors. Retail companies pay Social Media Directors an average salary of $82,181, Health Care companies pay $82,129, and Media companys come in at $80,908. The types of companies that pay Social Media Directors the least are in the Non Profits industry, where the average annual salary is $70,475.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$82,181
2
Health Care
$82,129
3
Media
$80,908
4
Manufacturing
$75,927
5
Professional
$72,341

Recently Added Social Media Director Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Alliance Data Systems
Social Media Director
06/10/2019
$100,000