How much are your skills worth in social media careers?

Summary:A new infographic highlights how much you can expect to earn in the social media and networking industry.

Social networks have permeated both digital industries and business in general; from finding a job through Twitter and LinkedIn, to using Facebook to promote a product or in order to broadcast news stories.

It is unsurprising that due to this change in the market, which is likely to be here to stay, that new job roles have been created to accommodate social media and maintain a competitive edge in business settings. Not only this, but you can now make a long-term career out of your knowledge of these networks -- from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Google+ and Pinterest to name a few.

But what roles are currently available, and how much can you expect to earn? This infographic, produced by OnwardSearch, explores just how sharing and having knowledge of SEO, social networks and blogging can earn you a good wage in the future.

Based on your own experience, do you agree? Do you think the salaries, ranging from 14k to 177k are justifiable for a job role in social media?


Topics: Social Enterprise, Tech & Work


Charlie Osborne, a medical anthropologist who studied at the University of Kent, UK, is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She has spent years travelling and working across Europe and the Middle East as a teacher, and has been involved in the running of businesses ranging from media and events to B2B sales. Charli... Full Bio

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