Content Writer with Editing Skills Salary

A Content Writer with Editing skills earns an average salary of $42,747 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$29,208 - $67,720
$29K
$42K
$68K
MEDIAN: $42,487
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$11.83 - $38.72
$12
$17
$39
MEDIAN: $17.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,208 - $67,720  
   
Bonus
$774 - $7,379  
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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$26,999 - $69,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $38.72  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $36.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$774 - $7,379  
   
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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$26,999 - $69,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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Pay by Experience Level for Content Writer

Pay by Experience for a Content Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Content Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 312 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Content Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 119 salaries. An experienced Content Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 48 salaries. A Content Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,206

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Key Stats for Content Writer

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Content Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲44%

Late-Career
▲30%

▲26%

National Average
$41,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 25%
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