Mid-Career Content Writer Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Content Writers sits in the ballpark of $51K annually. Most Mid-Career Content Writers report high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Mid-Career Content Writers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 62 percent. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,085 - $81,696
$35K
$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,991
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$15.08 - $40.70
$15
$24
$41
MEDIAN: $24.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,085 - $81,696  
   
Bonus
$1,210 - $16,162  
Total Pay (?
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$34,395 - $85,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $40.70  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,210 - $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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$34,395 - $85,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,428

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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 (+26 percent) and Seattle (+21 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Mid-Career Content Writers is geography, with workers in Boston earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Content Writer

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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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)
▼5%

Social Media Marketing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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