Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

Entry-Level Content Managers can expect to earn an average of $49K per year. Entry-Level Content Managers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. Most Entry-Level Content Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,938 - $70,105
(Median)
$32K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,520
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$12.04 - $25.93
(Median)
$12
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,938 - $70,105  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,877  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$30,629 - $70,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 534
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $25.93  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.81  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,877  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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).
)
$30,629 - $70,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,411

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Entry-Level Content Managers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. Entry-Level Content Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+24 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), New York (+17 percent), and Washington (+16 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Entry-Level Content Managers is geography, with workers in St. Louis earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Denver (20 percent lower) and San Diego (16 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Content Manager Salaries

Project Management
0%

National Average
$47,000

Content Management
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 4%


Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 7%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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