An average Online Marketing Content Writer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $46K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Online Marketing Content Writers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Female Online Marketing Content Writers make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent.

$34,633 - $66,007
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$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,812
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$11.87 - $34.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,633 - $66,007  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
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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$29,611 - $66,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.87 - $34.52  
   
Overtime
$31.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
   
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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$29,611 - $66,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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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 wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Copywriting, Search Engine Optimization, Marketing Communications, and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Copywriting also know 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.


Online Marketing Content Writers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $41K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $50K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $72K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,963

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

For those looking to make money, Online Marketing Content Writers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 48 percent above the national average. Online Marketing Content Writers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+30 percent), San Francisco (+28 percent), Salt Lake City (+18 percent), and Boston (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Philadelphia, which sits 23 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. 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
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Online Marketing Content Writer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Online Marketing Content Writer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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