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Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

Entry-Level Content Managers take home approximately $48K annually on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Content Managers. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, approximately one in five claim no health benefits at all. More than half of Entry-Level Content Managers (62 percent) survey participants are women. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,136 - $68,867
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,150
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50%
90%

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$12.58 - $28.85
(Median)
$13
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,136 - $68,867  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,163  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,913  
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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$30,404 - $68,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 393
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.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.58 - $28.85  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.93  
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 - $6,163  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,913  
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).
)
$30,404 - $68,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Pay Difference by Location


Seattle offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Content Managers, 24 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Content Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+23 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Los Angeles (+5 percent). Miami is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Portland (15 percent lower) and Chicago (4 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
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Project Management
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Content Management
up arrow 4%

Web Content Management
up arrow 6%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 10%

Copywriting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 21%