Social Media: An Occupation on the Rise (Infographic)


It wasn’t too long ago when a social media strategy was essentially setting up a few accounts and bringing in an intern in to manage them. Times have changed and companies are taking the keys away from the interns.

Social media managers, strategists and editors are springing up in practically every sector. According to LinkedIn, social media positions have increased on its network by 1,357% since 2010.

To learn more about the rising trend of social media occupations, check out the infographic here with data from LinkedIn, in cooperation with Beutler Ink and Offerpop.

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About Caysey Welton

Caysey Welton is Associate Editor at PR News and Folio: Magazine. He spent more than a decade as a chef and restaurant professional before switching tracks to pursue his passion for media and communications. Caysey has a deep interest in converging media landscapes and ecosystem disruptors, public relations and crisis communications. He holds a BS in Media, Culture and Communications from New York University.



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