Entry-Level Content Manager Salary

Average Entry-Level Content Managers make around $49K per year. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Content Managers. Female Entry-Level Content Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (67 percent) are women. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,372 - $71,874
$34K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $49,406
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$11.97 - $29.50
$12
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $17.72
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$0$71K
Salary $34,372 - $71,874
Bonus $0.00 - $8,507
Profit Sharing $1,300
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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$30,785 - $71,450
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 446
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $11.97 - $29.50
Overtime $18.15 - $44.70
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,507
Profit Sharing $1,300
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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$30,785 - $71,450
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 81

Content Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,152

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Content Managers, 46 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Content Managers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+31 percent), Seattle (+17 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Portland (+9 percent). Entry-Level Content Managers in Salt Lake City make 30 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Workers in San Diego and Philadelphia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (29 percent less and 13 percent less, respectively).

Content Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Content Manager in Melbourne:
Stay up to date with current technology. Ensure you address customer needs not just shove new technology on them.

Content Manager in Atlanta:
"Be More Aggressive."
Step out more with your ideas. Don't let the people 'in charge' have all the say.

Key Stats for Content Manager

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Content Manager Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲6%

Email Marketing
▲5%


National Average
$48,000



Technical Writing
▼2%


▼6%

▼6%


Graphic Design
▼7%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼15%

Social Media Optimization
▼15%

Video Editing
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 25%