Online Marketing Content Writer Salary

Online Marketing Content Writers in the United States pull down an average of $46K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Online Marketing Content Writers is high. Most Online Marketing Content Writers survey respondents are women (77 percent). Although just over one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,258 - $67,075
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$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,895
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$12.04 - $30.41
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MEDIAN: $15.06
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,258 - $67,075  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$30,112 - $67,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $30.41  
   
Overtime
$31.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$30,112 - $67,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Job Description for Online Marketing Content Writer

These days, almost all businesses need an online presence to keep up with the ever-changing marketing world. Potential customers are constantly online via phones and computers, and this is why the role of an online marketing content writer is so important. Potential customers must be able to find the websites of businesses and stay engaged with their content, and it is this writer's job to keep them interested and informed.

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Online Marketing Content Writer Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Online Marketing Content Writer


Online Marketing Content Writers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Copywriting, Search Engine Optimization, Marketing Communications, and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing. Those educated in Copywriting tend to be well versed in Marketing Communications, Social Media Marketing, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Pay by Experience Level for Online Marketing Content Writer

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


For many Online Marketing Content Writers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $41K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $51K. Online Marketing Content Writers see a median salary of $59K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $79K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,129

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Online Marketing Content Writers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 46 percent above the national average. Online Marketing Content Writers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+29 percent), San Francisco (+28 percent), Salt Lake City (+26 percent), and Seattle (+21 percent). Online Marketing Content Writers in Philadelphia take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 25 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Los Angeles (22 percent lower) and Atlanta (9 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Online Marketing Content Writer

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Online Marketing Content Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲83%

▲37%

▲19%

National Average
$43,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Online Marketing Content Writer Salaries

▲5%


Marketing Communications
▼0%

Social Media Marketing
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

▼1%



Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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