Average Content Manager Salary

$59,076
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,004
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$1,750
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The average salary for a Content Manager is $59,076.
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$39k
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$59k
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$87k
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What Do Content Managers Do?

Content Manager Tasks
  • Create and oversee content, including marketing and communications deliverables.
  • Guide subject matter experts in writing and presenting materials.
  • Update content in accordance with emerging targets, usability goals, and performance metrics.
  • Edit and apply style rules to content, and ensure compliance with disclosure policies and other rules.

Job Satisfaction for Content Manager

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What Are Popular Skills for Content Managers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Content Managers?

An entry-level Content Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,559 based on 52 salaries. An early career Content Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,270 based on 798 salaries. A mid-career Content Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,998 based on 558 salaries. An experienced Content Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,295 based on 282 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,119.
Employees with Content Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (11.9% more) and New York, New York (10.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,757 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
45.4%
Mid Career
31.8%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
3.8%