Entry-Level Content Writer Salary

Those pursuing careers as Entry-Level Content Writers may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $40K annually. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Content Writers making up 75 percent. Although slightly less than a third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. Most Entry-Level Content Writers like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$28,469 - $60,772
$28K
$40K
$61K
MEDIAN: $39,510
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50%
90%

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$10.73 - $25.20
$11
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,469 - $60,772  
   
Bonus
$504 - $7,252  
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$25,158 - $59,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 422
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.73 - $25.20  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $39.08  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$504 - $7,252  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
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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$25,158 - $59,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,272

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Content Writers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 39 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Content Writers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+21 percent), Washington (+20 percent), New York (+19 percent), and Austin (+14 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Entry-Level Content Writers in Orlando earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Atlanta and Boston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 16 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Content Writer

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Content Writer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲19%

Content Management
▲4%

▲1%

▲1%


Online Research
▼0%

National Average
$37,000





Blogging
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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