Web Content Specialist Salary (United States)

A Web Content Specialist earns an average salary of $43,813 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Web Content Specialist Total Pay (?
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$30,712 - $61,661
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,812
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Web Content Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.03 - $26.75
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,712 - $61,661  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,098  
Profit Sharing
$494.05 - $9,123  
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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$28,834 - $61,530  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 597
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.03 - $26.75  
   
Overtime
$15.70 - $39.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,098  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.05 - $9,123  
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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$28,834 - $61,530  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 597
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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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Dallas
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San Diego
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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

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Web Content Management
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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HTML
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National Average
$42,000
Adobe Photoshop
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Copywriting
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Web Marketing
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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