A Content Writer with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) skills earns an average salary of $39,399 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$25,621 - $67,126
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$67K
MEDIAN: $39,398
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90%

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$10.99 - $24.40
(Median)
$11
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,621 - $67,126  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $7,370  
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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$24,553 - $61,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.99 - $24.40  
   
Overtime
$20.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$250.00 - $7,370  
   
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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$24,553 - $61,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Experience Affects Content Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 51%

Mid-Career
up arrow 36%

National Average
$36,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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