A view of freelancer day rates for Community Managers, Social Media Analysts, and Social Media ManagersAll disciplines
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The community average for Social Media
The average day rate across all "Social Media" roles in 2017 is £218.
Do keep in mind, the dataset includes day rates from all contracts within the discipline as a whole, no matter duration or type of business.
Contracted rates for Community Managers this year range from £150 to £225 / day, with the average day rate being £203.
Average day rates for Social Media Analysts are slightly higher, ranging from £200 to £300 / day. The average day rate for Analysts this year is £250 exactly.
Social Media Managers have a broader range, going from £180 / day right up to £400 / day. The average rate for Social Media Managers is £219 / day.
Let's talk about gender.
The average day rates for men and women within Social is equal. Our data shows that women take a slightly higher rate for Social Media Analyst and Social Media Manager roles, whereas men take a slightly higher day rate across Community Manager roles.