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Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Content Managers come in at around $48K per year on average. Most Entry-Level Content Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, around one in five claim no health benefits at all. Women make up the majority of Entry-Level Content Managers (62 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$31,446 - $69,137
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,130
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90%

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$12.26 - $29.59
(Median)
$12
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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
$31,446 - $69,137  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,219  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $4,958  
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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$30,837 - $68,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 327
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
$12.26 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.22  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,219  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $4,958  
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).
)
$30,837 - $68,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Content Managers, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 23 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Content Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+17 percent) and San Francisco (+17 percent). Entry-Level Content Managers in Portland take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 23 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 15 percent less in Dallas and 5 percent less in Chicago, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Content Manager Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Editing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$47,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Content Management
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
up arrow 11%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 14%

Copywriting
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 21%