Mid-Career Content Writer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Content Writers is around $51K annually. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. More than half of Mid-Career Content Writers (64 percent) survey participants are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$37,211 - $77,408
$37K
$50K
$77K
MEDIAN: $49,658
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$15.18 - $40.08
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$0$81K
Salary $37,211 - $77,408
Bonus $442.50 - $16,000
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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$35,344 - $81,137
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 155
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.18 - $40.08
Overtime $33.00
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $442.50 - $16,000
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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$35,344 - $81,137
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,784

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

For Mid-Career Content Writers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 53 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Content Writers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+28 percent) and Seattle (+22 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Boston Mid-Career Content Writers earning much less — 23 percent less — than the national average.

Key Stats for Content Writer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%

Skills That Affect Content Writer Salaries

Online Research
▲6%

Content Management
▲3%

▲2%

Technical Writing
▲2%

National Average
$51,000

▼1%

Marketing Communications
▼2%

Web Content Management
▼2%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼3%

Social Media Marketing
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 27%