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Online Marketing Content Writer Salary (United States)

Pay for Online Marketing Content Writers in the United States is very modest at just $40K annually. Incomes of Online Marketing Content Writers vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $5K cause paychecks to spread between $24K on the low end and $65K on the high end. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Although the larger part have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, nearly one-third claim no health benefits at all. For the most part, Online Marketing Content Writers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Online Marketing Content Writers make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent.
Online Marketing Content Writer Salary (?
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$28,122 - $63,030
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MEDIAN: $40,224
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Online Marketing Content Writer Salary (?
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$10.15 - $40.36
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,122 - $63,030  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
Profit Sharing
$15.00 - $4,900  
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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$24,110 - $65,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 253
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $40.36  
   
Overtime
$12.64 - $121.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
   
Profit Sharing
$15.00 - $4,900  
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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$24,110 - $65,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Job Description for Online Marketing Content Writer

  • Promote content standards and consistency across the website.
  • Work with marketing to ensure content supports corporate goals.
  • Edit and manage the communication content of websites, including marketing.

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Popular Skills for Online Marketing Content Writer

Online Marketing Content Writers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Marketing Communications, Web Content Management, Copywriting, and Editing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Social Media Marketing and Search Engine Optimization. Those educated in Copywriting tend to be well versed in Marketing Communications, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Social Media Marketing.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 74%
Washington
up arrow 42%
Chicago
up arrow 28%
San Francisco
up arrow 15%
National Average
$39,000
Los Angeles
up arrow 14%
Boston
up arrow 15%
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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Online Marketing Content Writers, 74 percent higher than the national average. Online Marketing Content Writers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+42 percent) and Chicago (+28 percent). Boston is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 15 percent.

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Experience Affects Online Marketing Content Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 56%
National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Online Marketing Content Writer Salaries

Web Content Management
up arrow 7%
Copywriting
up arrow 3%
National Average
$39,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 1%
Editing
up arrow 1%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 7%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 33%