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Community Job Survey Results 2020

Alex Angel

A little over a month ago, a lot of us in the community space were on the same wavelength. We had multiple discussions with numerous people over the course of a few days about how it was so difficult to find any concrete information from a wide group of people about what compensation looks like for community managers, what people's job titles are, and how the community team ladders up within organizations. It's infinitely more difficult to advocate for yourself if there's little information about what comparative salaries and job functions look like (and we all know that community builders absorb so many responsibilities and often don't get recognized for the hard work they do). We wanted to try and fix that, and over 100 of you fabulous folks from all over the world provided us with (anonymous) details about your experience in the community industry.

Let's dig into the data and start off with some of the basics...

A little over a month ago, a lot of us in the community space were on the same wavelength. We had multiple discussions with numerous people over the course of a few days about how it was so difficult to find any concrete information from a wide group of people about what compensation looks like for community managers, what people's job titles are, and how the community team ladders up within organizations. It's infinitely more difficult to advocate for yourself if there's little information about what comparative salaries and job functions look like (and we all know that community builders absorb so many responsibilities and often don't get recognized for the hard work they do). We wanted to try and fix that, and over 100 of you fabulous folks from all over the world provided us with (anonymous) details about your experience in the community industry.

Let's dig into the data and start off with some of the basics...

A little over a month ago, a lot of us in the community space were on the same wavelength. We had multiple discussions with numerous people over the course of a few days about how it was so difficult to find any concrete information from a wide group of people about what compensation looks like for community managers, what people's job titles are, and how the community team ladders up within organizations. It's infinitely more difficult to advocate for yourself if there's little information about what comparative salaries and job functions look like (and we all know that community builders absorb so many responsibilities and often don't get recognized for the hard work they do). We wanted to try and fix that, and over 100 of you fabulous folks from all over the world provided us with (anonymous) details about your experience in the community industry.

Let's dig into the data and start off with some of the basics...