Average Content Writer Salary in Canada

C$39,746
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C$1,800
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The average salary for a Content Writer in Canada is C$39,746.
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C$31k
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C$58k
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MEDIAN C$39,746
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Salary
C$31k - C$58k
Bonus
C$650 - C$2k
Total Pay
C$30k - C$60k

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Job Description for Content Writer

Content Writer Tasks
  • Write, edit and publish content for the web, mailings, and other formats.
  • Monitor and adjust content to fit with brand guidelines.
  • Adhere to and adjust the content calendar to reflect strategy and availability.
  • Translate business objectives and strategy into compelling written content for specific audiences.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Content Writer

Skills in Copywriting, Blogging and Content Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing and Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Content Writer

An entry-level Content Writer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$34,274 based on 11 salaries. An early career Content Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$38,234 based on 130 salaries. A mid-career Content Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,083 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Content Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$52,072 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with Content Writer in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 19.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, Ontario (9.9% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (8.8% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 202 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.4%
Early Career
64.4%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
6.9%

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