Mid-Career Content Writer Salary

Mid-Career Content Writers take home approximately $51K annually on average. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Content Writers is high. Female Mid-Career Content Writers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 62 percent of professionals. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$35,358 - $81,796
$35K
$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,817
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$15.18 - $40.38
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MEDIAN: $24.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,358 - $81,796  
   
Bonus
$796 - $16,162  
Total Pay (?
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$34,565 - $84,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.18 - $40.38  
   
Overtime
$30.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$796 - $16,162  
   
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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$34,565 - $84,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,364

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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Content Writers, 52 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Content Writers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+27 percent) and Seattle (+21 percent). Mid-Career Content Writers in Boston take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 24 percent less than the national average.

Key Stats for Content Writer

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Content Writer Salaries

Online Research
▲5%

▲1%

Technical Writing
▲1%

Content Management
▲1%

National Average
$51,000

▼2%

Marketing Communications
▼3%

Web Content Management
▼3%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼4%

Social Media Marketing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 22%
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