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The Top Searched and Best Paying Social Media Jobs

The Top Searched and Best Paying Social Media Jobs
Written by Publishing Team

We use it every day to get our information, to entertain us, and to spend some time while we wait, but is it worth looking for a job in social media?

Jobs in social media are, for the most part, still relatively new when you consider that the internet really started popping up in the mid-90s. Now the explosive growth of new social networks has given rise to an industry that directly employs people around the world in a variety of specialized roles that did not exist even a few years ago.

But what jobs are these companies looking to fill? A website called recently revealed the most searched jobs on social media, along with the salaries for those jobs. To make this decision, the site analyzed Google search volume data to reveal the most popular social media jobs around the world, and also took a look at their salaries to see which jobs are most competitive.

So what are some of the most popular jobs and how do the salaries for these jobs compare to your current salary? Is it worth quitting your job to get a job in the glamorous internet field?

Their findings were based on a few different factors and statistics that were all taken into consideration to determine the best jobs and the best salaries.

Here are some basic stats that have been used to determine the best actual jobs in social media.

  • Blogger is the most searched job on social media, with nearly 4.5 million searches per month
  • India’s most searched for is a blogging role, with a whopping 1.2 million monthly searches
  • Being a social media manager fetches you a lot of money, with an average salary of $88K, making it the highest paid social media role.
  • Community manager and social media manager are the next two most searched for social media roles, with the average salary for both of them being $52,000.

Below is a chart to identify some of the remaining social media jobs, global monthly searches to determine interest, and their average salaries.


Global Monthly Searches

average income




Community Manager



Social Media Manager



Brand Ambassador



Content Manager



Brand Manager



Content Strategist



Social Media Designer



link manager



Social Media Specialist



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