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.

$28,952 - $68,072
$29K
$43K
$68K
MEDIAN: $42,747
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$11.83 - $37.49
$12
$17
$37
MEDIAN: $16.82
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,952 - $68,072  
   
Bonus
$781 - $7,340  
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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$26,931 - $69,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 295
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $37.49  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $37.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$781 - $7,340  
   
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).
)
$26,931 - $69,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Pay by Experience Level for Content Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,384

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Key Stats for Content Writer

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Content Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲43%

Late-Career
▲29%

▲25%

National Average
$41,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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