Oct 3, 2013
The State of Social Media Profession [infographic]
Posted by Irfan Ahmad Digital Information World Author Pakistan author profile Thursday, October 03, 2013 Business , info-graphics , Social-Media
3 to 4 years ago, considering a social media management job assumed as a "waste of time", but today the situation is totally changed. Social networking sites are not just for chit chat and entertainment anymore. It is a great opportunity of what marketers paid for. Here's a new infographic from Offerpop that gives some exclusive statistics on "how are people adopting social media as profession" and "how rapidly this industry is growing".
In the past few months, jobs in social media have exploded, as businesses realize the power of reaching their consumers on highly influential medium, where they want to stay all of the day.
Here is 2013's latest data:
Job postings for social media positions on LinkedIn have grown 1357% since 2010.
Top five social media roles, based on number of members using the title on LinkedIn.
- Social media manager (21,106)
- Social media marketing (11,862)
- Social media coordinator (6,825)
- Social media specialist (6,709)
- Social media consultant (6,051)
The world's top most social places:If you want a job in social media, here's a list of places you might want to consider living.
- United States
- United Kingdom
- New York City
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco
Even if you're not a social media manager, it is a good to understand over 5Million professionals now have endorsements for social media skills on LinkedIn.
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