Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

The average Entry-Level Content Manager can expect to rake in roughly $48K per year. The majority of Entry-Level Content Managers (65 percent) who took the survey are female. Most Entry-Level Content Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one-fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$31,072 - $68,726

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$12.42 - $26.68

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,072 - $68,726  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,655  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$30,357 - $69,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 446
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.42 - $26.68  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.93  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,655  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$30,357 - $69,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Pay Difference by Location


Entry-Level Content Managers will find that Seattle offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 25 percent. Entry-Level Content Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+23 percent), San Francisco (+23 percent), New York (+17 percent), and Washington (+16 percent). With compensation 20 percent below the national average, Denver is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Workers in Portland and Miami earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (15 percent less and 10 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Content Manager Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Project Management
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Marketing Communications
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Content Management
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Editing
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Web Content Management
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 7%

Social Media Marketing
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Copywriting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 20%
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