Social Media Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$67,682
$9,800
Additional Cash Compensation
$77,482
Total Compensation
Median: $68K
Min: $35K
Max: $125K

How Much Does a Social Media Manager Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Social Media Manager in Chicago is $67,682. The average additional cash compensation for a Social Media Manager in Chicago is $9,800. The average total compensation for a Social Media Manager in Chicago is $77,482. Social Media Manager salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Social Media Manager employees in Chicago.

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Social Media Manager jobs in Chicago

Social Media Specialist, Chicago

Chicago
3 days ago
+17
Social Media Specialist The regional social media specialist will be responsible for growing and managing Chowbus local social media channels. You will work closely with headquarters marketing team, regional marketing specialist and regional team to develop local social media strategy, produce content and distribute across multiple social media channels to grow Chowbus brand awareness and user engagement.  What you'll do: Responsible for local

Social Media Specialist

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+48
Who we are  M1 Finance has created a personal wealth-building platform made for the modern era, uniting personal perspective and automated ease. We seamlessly combine free investing, low cost borrowing and digital checking all in one intuitive, automated Finance Super App, and we’re driven by a mission to empower personal financial well-being. We believe that financial well-being is fundamental to overall well-being, and we strive to deliver

Content & Social Media Manager

Chicago
2 days ago
+46
The Content and Social Media Manager will create, manage and execute a content strategy and plan to support thought leadership, demand generation and sales.  The focal point for the position is content development - short-form to long-form content, including infographics, blog posts, one-page briefs, e-books, white papers, PR articles, case studies, webinar presentations and more. The ability to build a plan as well as write dynamic, engaging copy is essential.

Social Media Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+24
ThinkMarkets is a global online brokerage firm, specializing in providing multi-asset trading solutions to thousands of clients around the world. With our flagship ThinkTrader platform, we allow our clients to trade the world 24-hours a day. Our mission is to disrupt the brokerage industry by allowing access to global markets and thousands of products to allow our clients to trade the world in the palm of their hand. We use the latest to give

Social Media Coordinator

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+38
At Neighborhoods.com, we’re all about transparency. Continuous improvement is one of our core values. If you’re a social media enthusiast looking for a company where you can grow, have a real impact and be part of an award-winning culture, we want to hear from you!

Content Creator, Social Media

Remote
2 weeks ago
+27
We need a Maker. We need to level up our social media game, particularly in newer channels, targeted mostly at a younger demographic. TikTok / Reels, Snap, maybe Pinterest. Maybe something we don’t even know about yet, but YOU do. Because you’re obsessed, you’re on the pulse, you’re not just scrolling through influencers, maybe you are influencing yourself. 

Senior Communications Specialist (Social Media)

Remote
14 hours ago
+50
This role offers the opportunity to inform and execute communications strategy with a focus on social media and email channels, collaborating with other staff to craft content that drive leads and engagement. Candidates best fit for this role have a strong understanding of storytelling and know how to drive differentiation and business outcomes. They must be self-motivated, organized, and experienced in creating connections, driving results, and measuring performance as well as driven to gain a deep understanding of our target audiences and the HR technology industry.

Senior Visual Designer, Social Media

Remote
14 hours ago
+27
Root is looking for a graphic designer to join the Creative Marketing team. This role will focus on the design efforts for our organic social media properties, focusing on creating work that is authentic and valuable for our audiences.

Communications and Social Media Lead

Chicago
4 days ago
+48
We’re looking for a pr & social media coordinator to help us build and grow our brands voice and vision. As our go-to pr + social media expert, you’ll be responsible for researching, planning logistics, and executing savvy strategies to increase our brand, reach and engagement. This is the perfect opportunity for you to hone your creativity and communications skills while being given the freedom to test, innovate, and build a sound strategy. This is a critical member of the marketing team and will support the implementation of campaigns to engage with the media and reach consumers on multiple social platforms including Facebook/Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc. This role is highly collaborative and will work across the organization with multiple stakeholders to implement strategies for growth and success.

Senior Android Developer - Social Media Meets Sports Gambling

Chicago
2 months ago
We are hiring a Senior Android Developer in our Chicago HQ to double down on our election of the next generation of Wanna - with the aim to provide our customers with a world class mobile and online betting experience powered by architecture at a global scale.   Our tech stack includes AWS and Python on the backend, Java and Kotlin for Android, and Swift for iOS. While you should be on your way to “rockstar” status on day one, we have a culture

Social Media Manager Salary ranges

The most common Social Media Manager salary in Chicago is between $60k - $70k.

Average Social Media Manager Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Social Media Manager make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $72,000 on average.

Social Media Manager Salary by gender

The average Social Media Manager salary for women is $63,618 and the average Social Media Manager salary for men is $73,167.

Social Media Manager Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Social Media Manager with 7+ years of experience is $80,900. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $57,333.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
SEO Specialist $53,750
Min: $38K
Max: $93K
Marketing Coordinator $54,132
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
Event Planner $56,458
Min: $36K
Max: $77K
Marketing Associate $57,813
Min: $40K
Max: $87K
Public Relations Specialist $57,861
Min: $32K
Max: $80K
Community Manager $63,222
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Social Media Manager $67,682
Min: $35K
Max: $125K
SEO Manager $72,381
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Content Marketing Manager $72,854
Min: $33K
Max: $130K
Email Marketing Manager $74,423
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Public Relations Manager $77,000
Min: $45K
Max: $135K
Digital Marketing Manager $79,881
Min: $45K
Max: $118K
Marketing Manager $87,620
Min: $45K
Max: $150K
Marketing Operations Manager $93,763
Min: $50K
Max: $130K
Brand Manager $100,000
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Product Marketing Manager $108,800
Min: $63K
Max: $152K
Senior Marketing Manager $111,792
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $132,451
Min: $70K
Max: $220K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $137,625
Min: $108K
Max: $180K
Director of Product Marketing $173,750
Min: $135K
Max: $200K
Vice President of Marketing $181,179
Min: $125K
Max: $300K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $221,936
Min: $100K
Max: $356K

Skills that affect Social Media Manager salaries in Chicago

1
Social Media Marketing & Strategy
4% have this skill
2
Copywriting
3% have this skill
3
Brand Marketing & Strategy
2% have this skill
4
Audience Analytics
2% have this skill
5
Marketing Analytics
2% have this skill
6
Web Analytics
2% have this skill

Recent Social Media Manager salaries in Chicago

$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Specialist reported a yearly salary of $80,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Specialist reported a yearly salary of $50,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A senior social media manager reported a yearly salary of $55,000 with +$58,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$6,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$62,000
Yearly Salary
A Communications specialist reported a yearly salary of $62,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$9,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $80,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $80,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$62,000
Yearly Salary
A Marketing Communications Strategist reported a yearly salary of $62,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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