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Web Content Editor Salary

The average pay for a Web Content Editor is $45,525 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Writing and Project Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$30,086 - $70,859
(Median)
$30K
$46K
$71K
MEDIAN: $45,524
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$11.40 - $35.12
(Median)
$11
$17
$35
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,086 - $70,859  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,890  
Profit Sharing
$247.75 - $9,274  
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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$28,358 - $73,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 540
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.40 - $35.12  
   
Overtime
$15.14 - $50.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,890  
   
Profit Sharing
$247.75 - $9,274  
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).
)
$28,358 - $73,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 234

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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

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Experience Affects Web Content Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%



National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Web Content Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%



Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Editing
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

National Average
$43,000

HTML
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 2%

Proofreading
up arrow 2%



Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%
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