Social Media Week kicks off today, so what better time to take a look at the people who make up this booming industry.

The infographic below from OnwardSearch breaks down the location and salary ranges of people working in social media in the US – and it’s no surprise to see that the majority are located in New York and California.

These areas are also home to the highest paying digital marketing jobs on average.

Looking at the different job titles, the infographic shows that almost a third of the industry (30%) is made up of content writers.

It would be interesting to see a similar stats breakdown for Europe to see how the UK stacks up against its neighbours…