HotJobs.com has some data about salaries for social media managers and social media directors in a story about professions that didn’t exist a year ago. It does like this:
Social media is a specialty field of public relations that uses the growing social networking technologies, including RSS, Twitter, Facebook, and blogs. A few years ago, social media duties were performed by marketing managers or communications directors. Now there is a social media career track.An entry-level company blogger can earn less than $20 per hour (and many blogging jobs are part-time).
A director of social media, the top of the social media chain, can pull in $70,000 or more. In the middle, a social media manager, can expect to earn around $50,000. A bachelor’s degree is usually required, and job seekers should possess strong writing abilities and a keen understanding of online marketing, public relations, and new media.
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