"content marketing," "instagram," and "facebook" aren't the only skills we found social media editors list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of social media editor responsibilities that we found, including:
Before becoming a social media editor, 70.0% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 13.7% social media editors went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most social media editors have a college degree. But about one out of every eight social media editors didn't attend college at all.
The social media editors who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied communication and journalism, while a small population of social media editors studied english and business.
When you're ready to become a social media editor, you might wonder which companies hire social media editors. According to our research through social media editor resumes, social media editors are mostly hired by FleishmanHillard, Meredith, and Bloomberg. Now is a good time to apply as FleishmanHillard has 6 social media editors job openings, and there are 4 at Meredith and 2 at Bloomberg.
Since salary is important to some social media editors, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Re/Max, Aspen Institute, and EDI. If you were to take a closer look at Re/Max, you'd find that the average social media editor salary is $83,664. Then at Aspen Institute, social media editors receive an average salary of $56,184, while the salary at EDI is $52,133.
For the most part, social media editors make their living in the media and hospitality industries. Social media editors tend to make the most in the technology industry with an average salary of $60,374. The social media editor annual salary in the media and retail industries generally make $49,738 and $48,718 respectively. Additionally, social media editors who work in the technology industry make 57.4% more than social media editors in the education Industry.