The average salary for a Web Content Editor is $45,885 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Marketing Communications and Project Management.
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$33,996 - $69,737
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$46K
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MEDIAN: $45,885
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$12.08 - $29.25
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MEDIAN: $18.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,996 - $69,737  
   
Bonus
$256.39 - $6,137  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$650  
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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$30,615 - $68,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 326
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $29.25  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $41.73  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$256.39 - $6,137  
   
Commission
$650  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$30,615 - $68,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 120

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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

  • 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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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: $44,436

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Key Stats for Web Content Editor

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Web Content Editor Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Web Content Editor Salaries






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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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