Content Marketing Manager Salary

Content Marketing Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $61K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Content Marketing Managers making up 75 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,465 - $91,527
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$41K
$61K
$92K
MEDIAN: $61,139
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$10.85 - $35.89
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,465 - $91,527  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$1,221 - $4,913  
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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$38,367 - $96,413  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 275
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $35.89  
   
Overtime
$22.38 - $32.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,174  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,221 - $4,913  
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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$38,367 - $96,413  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Content Marketing Manager

  • Manage content marketing strategy and plans, including coordinating with other teams.
  • Design and present content in appealing, intuitive ways for a variety of audiences.
  • Write, direct production of content, and collect content for portals, websites, and internal use.
  • Track metrics and indicators for data-driven decision-making and course alterations.

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Popular Skills for Content Marketing Manager


Content Marketing Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Media / Public Relations, Project Management, and Strategic Marketing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 63 percent, 18 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Blogging and Social Media Marketing, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Those educated in Content Management tend to be well versed in Social Media Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Content Marketing Manager

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


Content Marketing Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $54K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $68K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $79K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $86K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For Content Marketing Managers, busy Austin offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Content Marketing Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+22 percent) and Los Angeles (+12 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Salt Lake City Content Marketing Managers earning much less — 29 percent less — than the national average. Employers in Atlanta and San Diego also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Content Marketing Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%



National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Content Marketing Manager Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 63%

Project Management
up arrow 18%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 12%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 7%

Copywriting
up arrow 4%

Web Content Management
up arrow 4%

Marketing Management
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Content Management
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 3%


Blogging
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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