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Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

Entry-Level Content Managers can expect to earn an average of $48K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The majority of Entry-Level Content Managers (62 percent) who took the survey are women. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one-fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$31,118 - $69,120
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,013
10%
50%
90%

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$12.65 - $28.38
(Median)
$13
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,118 - $69,120  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,120  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $4,972  
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).
)
$30,446 - $69,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 401
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.65 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.77  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,120  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $4,972  
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).
)
$30,446 - $69,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Content Managers, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Content Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+23 percent), San Francisco (+23 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Los Angeles (+3 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 20 percent south of the national average, can be found in Denver. Employers also pay below the national average in Miami (18 percent lower) and Portland (15 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Content Manager Salaries

Marketing Communications
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National Average
$47,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Content Management
up arrow 4%

Web Content Management
up arrow 6%

Copywriting
up arrow 11%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 21%
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