Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Content Managers is around $48K annually. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Content Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to one-fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. Women make up the majority of Entry-Level Content Managers (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$30,985 - $68,680
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,998
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$12.44 - $28.16
(Median)
$12
$17
$28
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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,985 - $68,680  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,822  
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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$30,291 - $68,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 438
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,822  
   
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).
)
$30,291 - $68,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Content Managers, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 25 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Content Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+24 percent), San Francisco (+23 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Washington (+14 percent). Denver is the lowest-paying area, 20 percent south of the national average. Workers in Portland and Miami earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 10 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Content Manager Salaries

Project Management
0%

National Average
$47,000

Marketing Communications
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Content Management
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 5%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 9%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 9%

Copywriting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 21%
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