Average Content Writer Salary in United Kingdom

£21,312
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£1,957
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The average salary for a Content Writer in United Kingdom is £21,312.
10%
£16k
MEDIAN
£21k
90%
£29k
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£16k - £29k
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£493 - £4k
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£16k - £30k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Content Writer

Skills in Copywriting, Content Management, Editing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing.

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 £18,540 based on 24 salaries. An early career Content Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,537 based on 182 salaries. A mid-career Content Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,604 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Content Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,190 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Content Writer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 13.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Norwich, England: Norfolk (24.3% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (14.5% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (13.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 257 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.3%
Early Career
70.8%
Mid Career
15.2%
Experienced
4.7%

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