Web Content Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Web Content Manager is $53,063 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Content Management, and Microsoft Office.
Web Content Manager Total Pay (?
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$33,418 - $79,331
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,062
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Web Content Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.69 - $35.62
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,418 - $79,331  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,765  
Profit Sharing
$1,050 - $2,750  
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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$29,958 - $80,267  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 843
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.69 - $35.62  
   
Overtime
$12.58 - $53.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,765  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,050 - $2,750  
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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$29,958 - $80,267  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 843
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Job Description for Web Content Manager

The web content manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining the organization's website publication strategy. They help provide site visitors with interactive, satisfying experiences, applying industry standards and best practices to ensure that digital campaigns are cost-effective and return positive results. The web content manager manages digital publication work flows and the products of their contributors. They act as the authoritative source for digital content publication standards and policies.
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Web Content Manager Tasks
  • Gather user feedback for website improvement and enhancements.
  • Gather and research information that enhances the value of the site.
  • Write, edit, and develop web site content.
  • Work with marketing and graphics designers to insure consistency.

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Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Washington
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Dallas
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San Francisco
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Chicago
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Seattle
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National Average
$51,000
Philadelphia
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Austin
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Web Content Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Web Content Manager?
Web Content Manager in Milwaukee:
"Fast Paced, Good Variety."
Pros: Love the variety this job provides. The job has ebbs and flows that allow me to utilize lots of different talents from artistic and writing to organization and technical configuration. It tends to be integrated into lots of other departments making my work meaningful.
Cons: Being one of few who have my expertise in my organization, there are times when deadlines overlap causing a sharp increase in stress and overtime. Additionally, most colleagues don't have a general understanding of the time or talent it takes to do my job. Because of this, there are, at times, unreasonable demands placed upon my role with few additional resources to support them.

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Experience Affects Web Content Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%
National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Web Content Manager Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%
up arrow 9%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 4%
Web Marketing
up arrow 3%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%
Dreamweaver
up arrow 1%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
0%
National Average
$51,000
Editing
up arrow 1%
Web Design
up arrow 1%
Web Development
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 241 votes.

Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 20%
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