Content and social media salary guide 2024

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We’ve officially released our 2024 content and social media salary guide. To...

We’ve officially released our 2024 content and social media salary guide. 

To support your social media and content recruitment plans, we’ve collected data from more than 1,200 salary survey participants. Combined with the expertise of our specialist recruitment consultants, our salary guide is your go-to resource. Whether you're searching for a content creation role or looking to hire social media talent. 


Key trends in social media and content recruitment 

Our 2024 Annual Pay & Hiring Report has highlighted some key trends in the recruitment industry. A staggering 67% of individuals told us they would be searching for a new job this year.  

However, that doesn’t mean that recruitment will be simple. 64% of hiring managers have told us they will be hiring in 2024, with 25% of them intending to hire for social media and content talent. 

Download the full report here for more information about businesses’ and employees' intentions. 


The importance of salary benchmarking 

Salary benchmarking is key for attracting and retaining content and social media professionals. Our report has revealed the pivotal role that competitive compensation plays in a talensearch 

Almost half of our salary survey respondenttold us that they sought career moves in 2023 for a better salaryPlus, 16% placed salary as the most important factor in a job search. Offering competitive salaries isn't just advisable; it's essential for retaining top talent and attracting new hires. 

Use our salary guide to benchmark your pay brackets. We've included every job title you might find in your social media and content teams, with both full time pay ranges and day rates. No matter hoyou’re hiring, we can support your recruitment needs. 

How much do social media jobs pay in the UK? 

The average Social Media Manager salary in London is £40,000 - £60,000. Pay brackets do vary based on location, industry and company sizeSocial media strategy and the type of content expertise you’re looking for can also play a part. Whether you’re looking for video content, support with white papers or blog posts – these factors can all impact pay brackets. 

For more tailored advice, we would recommend getting in touch with our expert social media and content marketing recruiters. 


Looking for more salary insights? 

3Search is a digital and marketing recruitment agency, supporting businesses with the growth of their specialist teams.  

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Ready to start your social media and content recruitment journey? 


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