Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Content Managers come in at around $48K per year on average. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The majority of Entry-Level Content Managers (65 percent) who took the survey are female. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one-fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,910 - $68,663
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,851
10%
50%
90%

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$12.44 - $28.16
(Median)
$12
$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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,910 - $68,663  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,899  
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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$30,225 - $68,840  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 431
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $28.16  
   
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 - $6,899  
   
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).
)
$30,225 - $68,840  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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 26 percent. Entry-Level Content Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+24 percent), Boston (+23 percent), New York (+17 percent), and Los Angeles (+2 percent). Entry-Level Content Managers in Denver report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 20 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Portland and Miami are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 13 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Content Manager Salaries

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$47,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 2%

Content Management
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 6%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 8%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 9%

Copywriting
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 21%
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