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Web Content Specialist Salary (United States)

A Web Content Specialist earns an average salary of $44,011 per year. A skill in JavaScript is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Web Content Specialist Salary (?
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$30,970 - $61,413
(Median)
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52K
61K
MEDIAN: $44,011
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Web Content Specialist Salary (?
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$11.36 - $26.57
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,970 - $61,413  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $9,192  
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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$29,017 - $61,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 453
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.36 - $26.57  
   
Overtime
$16.68 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $9,192  
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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$29,017 - $61,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 149
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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.

Common Career Paths for Web Content Specialist

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Baltimore
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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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Chicago
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National Average
$43,000
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Experience Affects Web Content Specialist Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Web Content Specialist Salaries

JavaScript
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Technical Writing
up arrow 6%
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Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%
Project Management
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Web Content Management
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 2%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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National Average
$43,000
Copywriting
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Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
Web Design
up arrow 5%
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
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%