Average Late-Career Content Writer Salary

$60,637
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Late-Career Content Writer is $60,637.
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$44k
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$61k
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$108k
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MEDIAN $60,637
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Salary
$44k - $108k
Bonus
$304 - $26k
Total Pay
$41k - $156k

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

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 $35,989 based on 494 salaries. An early career Content Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,654 based on 1,089 salaries. A mid-career Content Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,752 based on 384 salaries. An experienced Content Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,226 based on 202 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Content Writer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 27.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (13.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,169 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.8%
Early Career
50.2%
Mid Career
17.7%
Experienced
9.3%