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Social Media Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$73,419
$8,381
Additional Cash Compensation
$81,800
Total Compensation
Median: 70,000
Min: $52K
Max: $125K

How Much Does a Social Media Manager Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Social Media Manager in Chicago is $73,419. The average additional cash compensation for a Social Media Manager in Chicago is $8,381. The average total compensation for a Social Media Manager in Chicago is $81,800. Social Media Manager salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Social Media Manager employees in Chicago.

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Social Media Manager Salary by gender

The average Social Media Manager salary for women is $72,572 and the average Social Media Manager salary for men is $77,000.

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 $68,500.

Social Media Manager Salary ranges

The most common Social Media Manager salary in Chicago is between $80k - $90k.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Marketing Coordinator$56,993
Min: $45K
Max: $78K
Marketing Associate$62,762
Min: $45K
Max: $95K
Public Relations Specialist$69,833
Min: $62K
Max: $80K
Social Media Manager$73,419
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Community Manager$75,689
Min: $65K
Max: $87K
SEO Specialist$80,750
Min: $60K
Max: $120K
Content Marketing Manager$84,852
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Event Planner$85,563
Min: $75K
Max: $110K
Digital Marketing Manager$87,375
Min: $67K
Max: $131K
SEO Manager$90,400
Min: $70K
Max: $124K
Email Marketing Manager$90,473
Min: $69K
Max: $128K
Marketing Manager$94,004
Min: $65K
Max: $160K
Marketing Operations Manager$94,311
Min: $75K
Max: $152K
Public Relations Manager$102,167
Min: $58K
Max: $210K
Senior Marketing Manager$105,060
Min: $70K
Max: $141K
Brand Manager$109,286
Min: $90K
Max: $120K
Product Marketing Manager$114,878
Min: $79K
Max: $226K
Senior Product Marketing Manager$138,773
Min: $90K
Max: $180K
Director of Marketing$139,254
Min: $98K
Max: $220K
Director of Product Marketing$162,857
Min: $135K
Max: $200K
Vice President of Marketing$182,483
Min: $130K
Max: $300K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)$247,000
Min: $200K
Max: $300K

Career Info

Social Media Manager jobs in Chicago

Skills that affect Social Media Manager salaries in Chicago

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

Average Social Media Manager Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Social Media Manager make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $90,000 on average.

Recent Social Media Manager salaries in Chicago

$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Specialist reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$67,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media + Digital Market Associate reported a yearly salary of $67,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$52,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $52,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$82,000
Yearly Salary
A Paid Social Manager reported a yearly salary of $82,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$82,000
Yearly Salary
A Paid Social Manager reported a yearly salary of $82,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$77,500
Yearly Salary
A Social Strategist reported a yearly salary of $77,500 with +$2,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$68,000
Yearly Salary
A Video & Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $68,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $75,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$57,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Analyst reported a yearly salary of $57,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago