The average salary for a Web Content Editor is $43,521 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Web Content Editor Total Pay (?
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$28,663 - $68,418
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MEDIAN: $43,521
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Web Content Editor Total Pay (?
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$10.32 - $33.82
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,663 - $68,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$240.88 - $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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$25,984 - $70,023  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 983
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.32 - $33.82  
   
Overtime
$14.69 - $48.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$240.88 - $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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$25,984 - $70,023  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 983
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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 Difference By Location
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$42,000
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Experience Affects Web Content Editor Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Web Content Editor Salaries

HTML
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Web Content Management
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Adobe Photoshop
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National Average
$42,000
Editing
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Proofreading
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 26%
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