How much does a Social Media Communications Senior Manager make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Social Media Communications Senior Manager in the United States is $71 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $64 and $79. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Social Media Communications Senior Manager Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Pay Rate Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Social Media Communications Senior Manager Salary $57 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Social Media Communications Senior Manager Salary $64 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Social Media Communications Senior Manager Salary $71 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Social Media Communications Senior Manager Salary $79 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Social Media Communications Senior Manager Salary $87 US April 24, 2024
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What skills does a Social Media Communications Senior Manager need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Insight: Insight is the understanding cause and effect based on the identification of relationships and behaviors within a model, context, or scenario.

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Social Media Management: Creating social media content and managing the company's online presence to increase brand visibility and engagement rates across various platforms.

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Content Creation: Content creation is the contribution of information to any media and most especially to digital media for an end-user/audience in specific contexts. Content is "something that is to be expressed through some medium, as speech, writing or any of various arts" for self-expression, distribution, marketing and/or publication. Typical forms of content creation include maintaining and updating web sites, blogging, photography, videography, online commentary, the maintenance of social media accounts, and editing and distribution of digital media. A Pew survey described content creation as the creation of "the material people contribute to the online world."

Insight 4.66%
Social Media Management 3.15%
Content Creation 2.06%
Others 90.13%

Job Description for Social Media Communications Senior Manager

Social Media Communications Senior Manager oversees a team of specialists that create social media content and campaigns. Ensures work is consistently aligned with established strategies and branding. Identifies opportunities to grow the audience and improve brand awareness. Additionally, Social Media Communications Senior Manager performs research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences. Stays up to date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools, and applications. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Social Media Communications Senior Manager, the first career path typically progresses to Social Media Communications Director.

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Social Media Communications Senior Manager salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Social Media Communications Senior Manager, the highest Social Media Communications Senior Manager salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Social Media Communications Senior Manager salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Social Media Communications Senior Manager salary is in Miami, FL, where the Social Media Communications Senior Manager salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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