Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

The average Entry-Level Content Manager earns approximately $49K per year. The majority of Entry-Level Content Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Close to a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. The majority of Entry-Level Content Managers (66 percent) who took the survey are female. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,264 - $70,575
$34K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,430
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$11.83 - $29.98
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$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.78
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,264 - $70,575  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,865  
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
Commission
$1,965  
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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$31,163 - $70,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 421
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $29.98  
   
Overtime
$14.72 - $45.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,865  
   
Commission
$1,965  
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
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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$31,163 - $70,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,378

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Content Managers that is 45 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Content Managers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+30 percent), Seattle (+17 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Portland (+8 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Entry-Level Content Managers in Salt Lake City earning a whopping 31 percent below the national average. Employers in San Diego and Philadelphia also lean toward paying below-median salaries (29 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively).

Content Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Content Manager in Melbourne:
Stay up to date with current technology. Ensure you address customer needs not just shove new technology on them.

Content Manager in Atlanta:
"Be More Aggressive."
Step out more with your ideas. Don't let the people 'in charge' have all the say.

Key Stats for Content Manager

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Content Manager Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲6%

Email Marketing
▲4%


National Average
$48,000



Technical Writing
▼3%


▼6%

▼7%


Graphic Design
▼8%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼16%

Social Media Optimization
▼16%

Video Editing
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 21%
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