Experienced Content Strategist Salary

Experienced Content Strategists pull down an average of $86K annually. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$53,582 - $134,170
$54K
$86K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,733
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$16.22 - $73.97
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$49
$74
MEDIAN: $48.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,582 - $134,170  
   
Bonus
$990 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$52,925 - $146,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $73.97  
   
Overtime
$120.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$990 - $29,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$52,925 - $146,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,119

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With a pay rate for Experienced Content Strategists that is 54 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced Content Strategists will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+49 percent) and Seattle (+20 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Minneapolis, 9 percent below the national average. Chicago and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 5 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Content Strategist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
10-19 years
91%
20 years or more
9%
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Skills That Affect Content Strategist Salaries

Strategy
▲27%

Editing
▲10%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▲8%

Information Architecture
▲8%

Strategy Development
▲8%

Web Content Management
▲4%

Content Management
▲1%

Strategic Marketing
▼0%

National Average
$88,000

Project Management
▼7%

Copywriting
▼8%

Marketing Communications
▼12%

Social Media Marketing
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 11%
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