Average Entry-Level Content Managers make around $49K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Content Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 66 percent to be exact. Most Entry-Level Content Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,488 - $68,424
(Median)
$33K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,541
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$11.97 - $29.79
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$12
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,488 - $68,424  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $7,842  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$30,686 - $68,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 449
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $29.79  
   
Overtime
$14.66 - $44.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$100.00 - $7,842  
   
Commission
$1,965  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$30,686 - $68,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,238

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For Entry-Level Content Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 35 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Content Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+29 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), New York (+14 percent), and Boston (+11 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with San Diego Entry-Level Content Managers earning much less — 27 percent less — than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Salt Lake City (21 percent less) and St. Louis (18 percent less).

Content Manager Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Content Manager Salaries

Strategic Marketing
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Web Content Management
up arrow 1%

Project Management
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National Average
$47,000

Technical Writing
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Content Management
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Marketing Communications
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Graphic Design
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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Social Media Optimization
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Email Marketing
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Video Editing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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