Web Content Editor Salary

The average salary for a Web Content Editor is $46,231 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$31,402 - $71,380
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$71K
MEDIAN: $46,231
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$11.62 - $31.92
(Median)
$12
$17
$32
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,402 - $71,380  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,175  
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $4,055  
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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$29,162 - $72,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 533
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.62 - $31.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$15.26 - $47.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,175  
   
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $4,055  
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).
)
$29,162 - $72,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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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: $44,080

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Experience Affects Web Content Editor Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Web Content Editor Salaries




Web Content Management
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 1%

Proofreading
up arrow 3%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 3%

Copywriting
up arrow 4%

Web Marketing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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