The average salary for a Content Writer in Canada is C$39,746.
Is Content Writer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
C$31k - C$58k
C$650 - C$2k
C$30k - C$60k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Content Writer
Content writers are responsible for the creation, writing, and editing of many types of content. They work for a variety of industries, such as marketing or technical fields. The typical task assigned to content writers is to take a topic and follow a series of steps to produce accurate, relevant, and well-written content. These steps include researching and analyzing the issue to generate ideas and obtain relevant facts; writing and collaborating with other writers to produce a draft; and re…Read more
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.
Explore the most common career paths for Content Writer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Content Writer Job Listings
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.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
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.
Related Job Salaries
C$35k - C$54k
C$42k - C$87k
C$35k - C$59k
C$39k - C$66k
C$41k - C$72k
C$30k - C$48k
C$31k - C$65k
C$44k - C$92k
C$34k - C$64k
C$44k - C$88k