Content Management Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $47K to $146K per year, median earnings come to $87K per year. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Content Management Directors (82 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$46,772 - $142,256
MEDIAN: $87,428

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$46,772 - $142,256  
$304.10 - $54,248  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$47,090 - $146,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Content Management Director

  • Create and oversee content, including marketing and communications deliverables.
  • Research and analyze content strategies to align with organization changes and direction.
  • Oversee staff, schedules, and budgets, including assigning resources to projects.
  • Develop and implement content strategies for increasing and focusing the presence of an organization.

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Pay by Experience Level for Content Management Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

The average inexperienced worker earns $64K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $76K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $130K. Content Management Directors who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $98K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


82 %
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 17%