SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$44,000
$28,000
Min 10%
$44,000
Median 50%
$68,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Danaher
Highest Paying City
Key West, FL
Highest Paying State
Minnesota
Average Experience Level
1.4 years
How much does a social media specialist make?
Social Media Specialists in America make, on average, $44,252 a year or $21.28 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $28,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $68,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Social Media Specialists are Professional companies and Hospitality companies. Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, and South Dakota have the highest paying Social Media Specialist jobs. The typical employment for a Social Media Specialist is 1.4 years.

Average Social Media Specialist Salary By Company

Social Media Specialists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Social Media Specialists are Professional companies and Hospitality companies. Companies like Danaher or Talbots will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Kroger and ACT also pay high salaries to their Social Media Specialists.

Average Social Media Specialist Salary By Location

As a Social Media Specialist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $44,252 per year or $21.28 per hour. The city with the highest Social Media Specialist salary is Key West, FL at $50,204 per year. The average starting salary in Key West, FL for Social Media Specialists is $31,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Social Media Specialist salaries are Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, and South Dakota. New Mexico, Idaho, and Tennessee have the lowest Social Media Specialist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Key West, FL
$50,204
2
Saint Paul, MN
$49,413
3
Santa Clara, CA
$48,533
4
Elk Grove Village, IL
$48,112
5
Cambridge, MA
$46,094

Average Social Media Specialist Salary By Industry

Wages for Social Media Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Automotive companies, Internet companies, and Health Care companies pay their Social Media Specialists well. Automotive companies pay their Social Media Specialists the highest wages, averaging $48,791 per year. Internet companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $47,910 and $45,769, respectively. At $38,396, the average salary for Social Media Specialists in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Automotive
$48,791
2
Internet
$47,910
3
Health Care
$45,769
4
Hospitality
$44,649
5
Media
$43,227

RECENTLY ADDED Social Media Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Phoenix
Social Media Specialist
10/31/2019
$50,066
University of Houston
Social Media Specialist
10/31/2019
$41,304
Florida Gulf Coast University
Social Media Specialist
10/31/2019
$40,000
Robert Half
Social Media Specialist
10/28/2019
$39,653
Thrivas
Social Media Specialist
10/27/2019
$52,175
University at Buffalo
Social Media Specialist
10/23/2019
$45,000
University of Colorado
Social Media Specialist
10/17/2019
$47,793
Wepacify
Social Media Specialist
10/08/2019
$50,000
Artisan Talent
Social Media Specialist
09/30/2019
$56,349
Paladin
Social Media Specialist
09/30/2019
$50,088
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