$70,182
Avg. Salary
$23.17
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,975

Bonus

$3,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Knowledge Manager is $23.17 per hour.

The average pay for a Knowledge Manager is $70,182 per year.

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$18.35
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$55.00
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MEDIAN $23.17
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$48k
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$114k
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MEDIAN $70,182
$48,467 - $114,354
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MEDIAN: $70,182
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$0$118K
Salary $48,467 - $114,354
Bonus $1,029 - $10,441
Profit Sharing $485 - $5,182
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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$45,783 - $118,655
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 356
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $18.35 - $55.00
Overtime $32.22
Annual Data $0$118K
Bonus $1,029 - $10,441
Profit Sharing $485 - $5,182
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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$45,783 - $118,655
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Knowledge Manager

A knowledge manager, a key figure within an organization, is responsible for storing, distributing, and managing information pertaining to the company and its effective operation. The main role of a knowledge manager is spread across a rather broad spectrum, but can be narrowed down to managing information assets. Their daily tasks generally consist of designing new knowledge distribution policies and disseminating that information via content management systems. These systems serve as a portal for other employees to use and take advantage of knowledge in the database, so keeping these information portals available to employees is vital to the success of the organization, though it is often an exclusively-internal mechanism.

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Knowledge Manager Tasks
  • Interview and understand user needs, problems and concerns and create strategies to build content.
  • Communicate change management strategies and enforce policy adherence.
  • Oversee content strategy, content schedules and business requirements gathering.
  • Internally advocate for and market knowledge tools and obtain buy-in and increased usage.

Knowledge Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Knowledge Manager


Professional skills reported by Knowledge Managers are few in number. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Sharepoint Server, Project Management, Technical Writing, and Knowledge Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 13 percent. Those proficient in Knowledge Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Technical Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Knowledge Manager

Pay by Experience for a Knowledge Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Knowledge Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Knowledge Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Knowledge Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 60 salaries. A Knowledge Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,481

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

For Knowledge Managers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Knowledge Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+42 percent), Chicago (+35 percent), Washington (+27 percent), and San Francisco (+10 percent).

Knowledge Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Knowledge Manager?

Knowledge Manager in Chicago:
"Good Mission."
Pros: Flexible schedule
Cons: Work culture can be frustrating and at times toxic

Knowledge Manager in San Francisco:
"Uncovered latent talents at M Squared."
Pros: The people I work for have helped me discover and develop my talents. They gave me really important and meaningful work to do and supported my efforts.
Cons: Nothing. This is a great situation for me.

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Key Stats for Knowledge Manager

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Knowledge Manager Salaries

▲37%

▲29%

▲9%

National Average
$71,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Knowledge Manager Salaries

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
▲11%



Technical Writing
▲1%

National Average
$71,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 9%