Are You Wealthier Than the Average LinkedIn User? [Infographic]

On the 10th anniversary of the professional network, LinkedIn has published an infographic that profiles its growing user base of affluent, educated, and — if you ask them — influential users.

LinkedIn members in the U.S. have an average household income of $83,000 per year and twice the purchasing power of the average U.S. consumer, the company said. In addition, 3 million are MBA graduates,  1.39 million are Ivy League alumni, and 7 million are C-level executives, presidents, and VPs.

By comparison, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that in 2011, the real median household income in the U.S.(adjusted for inflation) was $50,054, which is also the most recent data available.

More statistics on the company’s user base and company pages, as well as its marketing solutions, are in the infographic below.

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Social Media Metrics

Social Media MetricsStarting September 4, work with a social media manager to monitor, measure and optimize your social media efforts! Danielle Brigida will teach your how to sift through web analytics, Facebook Insights, and Twitter mentions to develop a comprehensive reporting and tracking system for your brand. Register now!