Social Media Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$67,004
$11,625
Additional Cash Compensation
$78,629
Total Compensation
Median: $67K
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 $67,004. The average additional cash compensation for a Social Media Manager in Chicago is $11,625. The average total compensation for a Social Media Manager in Chicago is $78,629. 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 Manager

Chicago
6 days ago
+20
ThinkMarkets is seeking a data-driven Social Media Manager to join our growing Chicago office. This role will be responsible for our company social media platforms and community engagement. The Social Media Manager will also own creative content creation that captures the ThinkMarkets brand and tone for our various global markets. This individual will be a true owner and collaborator and will play a foundational role in building ThinkMarkets’

Content & Social Media Manager

Chicago
6 days ago
+46
Company Description We’ve all had a recruiting experience that stands out, either because it was magical or ‘oh so horrible.’  The technology that recruiting teams use to find, connect with, and advance talent often shapes a candidate’s experience. Yello’s software enables employers to recruit effectively and efficiently. If it excites you to be a part of a team that helps some of the world’s largest brands connect with their talent, then come

Social Media Associate

Chicago
2 days ago
+25
Develop and execute a winning social media strategy that helps GTI’s brands achieve their audience engagement and growth goals. Engage customers at different points of the marketing funnel through social media to develop our brand goals. Support Brand Team in development and execution of new product development communication strategies and tactics with sales for wholesale and retail business. Support new business development and content marketing activities including SEO/SEM. Continuously monitor ROI and translate channel / campaign data into actionable insights. Maintain content calendar in partnership with brand managers and outside agencies. Develop field activation content in partnership with field marketing team. Conduct periodic competitive audits & implement new/reactive plans as needed. Drive partnership community engagement through promotion of success and opportunities in GTI markets. Respond to various customer service and general business inquiries through our social channels on a daily basis. Provide creative art direction and participate in ideation for graphic design projects, ensuring alignment to brand guidelines and social media best practices.   Assist in creative development of social media assets, including graphic design and video.

Communications and Social Media Lead

Chicago
1 week ago
+45
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.

Associate Director, International Social Media & Influencer Marketing

Chicago
1 day ago
+23
Company Overview: Vital Proteins is an emerging, dynamic brand consisting of a team of passionate individuals who believe whole-food-based nutrition is essential for overall health, fitness and wellbeing. Our team is comprised of intelligent and innovative talent who work collaboratively to ensure creativity, success, and global growth. At Vital Proteins, our mission is to empower our company, team, and customers to live a full, vibrant life. We

Senior Android Developer - Social Media Meets Sports Gambling

Chicago
3 weeks 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 $61,980 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 $48,500.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Marketing Coordinator $53,577
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
SEO Specialist $53,750
Min: $38K
Max: $93K
Event Planner $57,332
Min: $36K
Max: $77K
Marketing Associate $57,564
Min: $40K
Max: $87K
Public Relations Specialist $58,618
Min: $32K
Max: $80K
Community Manager $63,222
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Social Media Manager $67,004
Min: $35K
Max: $125K
Content Marketing Manager $71,838
Min: $33K
Max: $130K
SEO Manager $72,381
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Public Relations Manager $73,833
Min: $45K
Max: $135K
Email Marketing Manager $74,388
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Digital Marketing Manager $79,390
Min: $45K
Max: $118K
Marketing Manager $87,710
Min: $45K
Max: $150K
Marketing Operations Manager $95,213
Min: $50K
Max: $130K
Brand Manager $99,167
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Product Marketing Manager $109,714
Min: $63K
Max: $152K
Senior Marketing Manager $112,111
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $132,525
Min: $70K
Max: $220K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $137,625
Min: $108K
Max: $180K
Director of Product Marketing $147,500
Min: $135K
Max: $160K
Vice President of Marketing $181,474
Min: $125K
Max: $300K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $223,892
Min: $100K
Max: $356K

Skills that affect Social Media Manager salaries in Chicago

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

Recent Social Media Manager salaries in 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
$73,000
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $73,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$80,600
Yearly Salary
A Social Media Manager reported a yearly salary of $80,600
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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