Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Content Managers sits in the ballpark of $50K annually. There are more female Entry-Level Content Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 68 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — between a fifth and a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Most Entry-Level Content Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,638 - $71,227
$35K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,757
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50%
90%

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$11.87 - $29.89
$12
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $17.25
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,638 - $71,227  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,079  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$31,383 - $71,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 450
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.87 - $29.89  
   
Overtime
$14.66 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,079  
   
Commission
$1,965  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$31,383 - $71,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,661

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For Entry-Level Content Managers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 44 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Content Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+29 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Portland (+8 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Salt Lake City Entry-Level Content Managers earning much less — 31 percent less — than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are San Diego (30 percent less) and Philadelphia (14 percent less).

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
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Content Manager Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲5%

Email Marketing
▲4%


National Average
$49,000



Technical Writing
▼3%


▼7%

▼7%


Graphic Design
▼8%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼16%

Social Media Optimization
▼16%

Video Editing
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 22%
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