The average pay for a Web Content Manager is $52,201 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 HTML.
Web Content Manager Total Pay (?
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$33,052 - $78,508
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MEDIAN: $52,201
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Web Content Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.58 - $36.38
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,052 - $78,508  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,528  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $9,696  
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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$30,004 - $80,475  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 937
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$10.58 - $36.38  
   
Overtime
$14.20 - $60.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,528  
   
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $9,696  
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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$30,004 - $80,475  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 937
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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.
Read more about: Web Content Specialists
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Pay by Experience Level for Web Content Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Boston
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Washington
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San Francisco
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Chicago
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Seattle
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National Average
$50,000
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Experience Affects Web Content Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%
National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Web Content Manager Salaries

up arrow 10%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%
Web Marketing
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National Average
$50,000
Editing
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 20%
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