The average pay for a Web Content Editor is $45,390 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Marketing Communications and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$33,882 - $71,485
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$34K
$45K
$71K
MEDIAN: $45,390
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$12.09 - $29.45
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$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,882 - $71,485  
   
Bonus
$250.83 - $6,117  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Commission
$520  
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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$30,747 - $71,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 333
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $29.45  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $41.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$250.83 - $6,117  
   
Commission
$520  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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).
)
$30,747 - $71,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Job Description for Web Content Editor

Web content editors use their web publishing and writing skills to further their company's reputation and goals. They must be able to navigate and use the web publishing tools used by the company, which can range from a blog to a Wikipedia page to a full website. Additionally, they must be able to create original content that meets company standards for quality, consistency, and formatting. The web content editor is often expected to maintain and present data to supervisors and staff related to the number of users, page views, and other metrics. Administration and maintenance of the company's social media presence may also be required of the web content editor, and familiarity with different social media platforms may be expected for this position. This position takes place mainly in an office during regular business editors. Generally, the web content editor works with other writers in their company, as well as (potentially) freelance writers.

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Web Content Editor Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Web Content Editor

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,886

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Experience Affects Web Content Editor Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Web Content Editor Salaries






HTML
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
0%

Wordpress
0%

National Average
$44,000

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

Proofreading
up arrow 3%

Web Marketing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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