Content Managers with Editing skills take home an average $50K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Content Managers with Editing skills who responded to the questionnaire — 69 percent to be exact. Some workers in this field — one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$33,692 - $77,776
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$78K
MEDIAN: $50,047
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90%

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$12.35 - $30.75
(Median)
$12
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,692 - $77,776  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,850  
Profit Sharing
$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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$31,238 - $78,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.35 - $30.75  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $72.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,850  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$31,238 - $78,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Pay by Experience Level for Content Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Content Managers with Editing skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $44K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $59K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $73K in this role. Content Managers with Editing skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $88K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,488

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Content Managers with Editing skills, busy Seattle offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 39 percent above the national average. Content Managers with Editing skills will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+29 percent), San Diego (+21 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), and Chicago (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Denver, which sits 24 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay.

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Experience Affects Content Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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$49,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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