Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

Entry-Level Content Managers take home an average $49K annually. Women make up the majority of Entry-Level Content Managers (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Content Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, one in five claim no health benefits at all. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$34,176 - $70,118
$34K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,852
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$11.80 - $29.79
$12
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,176 - $70,118  
   
Bonus
$50.00 - $7,184  
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
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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$30,814 - $69,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 447
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.80 - $29.79  
   
Overtime
$14.77 - $45.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$50.00 - $7,184  
   
Commission
$1,965  
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
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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$30,814 - $69,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,377

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Surpassing the national average by 41 percent, Entry-Level Content Managers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Content Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+37 percent), Seattle (+17 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Portland (+6 percent). Entry-Level Content Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Entry-Level Content Managers in Salt Lake City bring in salaries that are 29 percent lower than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include San Diego (27 percent lower) and Austin (18 percent lower).

Content Manager Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Content Manager

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Content Manager Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲7%


Email Marketing
▲3%


National Average
$47,000

Technical Writing
▼1%



▼6%


Graphic Design
▼6%

▼7%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼14%

Social Media Optimization
▼15%

Video Editing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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