A Web Content Specialist earns an average salary of $42,932 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Web Content Specialist Total Pay (?
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$30,706 - $60,214
(Median)
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51K
60K
MEDIAN: $42,932
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Web Content Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.25 - $26.31
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26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,706 - $60,214  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,096  
Profit Sharing
$492.56 - $8,877  
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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$28,644 - $60,244  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 603
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.25 - $26.31  
   
Overtime
$15.96 - $38.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,096  
   
Profit Sharing
$492.56 - $8,877  
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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$28,644 - $60,244  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 603
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Job Description for Web Content Specialist
Web content specialists are responsible for generating quality written materials that will attract visitors to their organization's website. They may be responsible for writing materials for the website, and they may need to edit content from other writers as well. Specialists help find and/or create images and other visual elements to go along with written materials, as well as ensure that search engine optimization (SEO) best practices are followed. Additionally, web content specialists may be responsible for moderating and/or contributing to discussions in the website's comment section; contributing to organizational social media accounts may be needed as well. Some positions may also require that additional marketing and advertising tasks are completed as part of the job description.
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Web Content Specialist Tasks
  • Work with marketing and graphics designers to insure consistency.
  • 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.
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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New York
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Boston
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San Diego
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Dallas
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Seattle
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National Average
$42,000
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Experience Affects Web Content Specialist Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Web Content Specialist Salaries

Editing
up arrow 10%
Technical Writing
up arrow 10%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%
Web Content Management
up arrow 4%
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
Web Marketing
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 140 votes.
Gender
Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 14%
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