Online Marketing Content Writer Salary

Online Marketing Content Writers in the United States take home an average $47K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, close to a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Online Marketing Content Writers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Online Marketing Content Writers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 80 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$34,335 - $69,609
$34K
$47K
$70K
MEDIAN: $46,873
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50%
90%

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$12.12 - $33.52
$12
$16
$34
MEDIAN: $16.41
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$0$69K
Salary $34,335 - $69,609
Bonus $0.00 - $6,128
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$30,360 - $69,547
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 160
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $12.12 - $33.52
Overtime $31.95
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,128
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$30,360 - $69,547
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

Job Description for Online Marketing Content Writer

These days, almost all businesses need an online presence to keep up with the ever-changing marketing world. Potential customers are constantly online via phones and computers, and this is why the role of an online marketing content writer is so important. Potential customers must be able to find the websites of businesses and stay engaged with their content, and it is this writer's job to keep them interested and informed.

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Online Marketing Content Writer Tasks

  • Edit and manage the communication content of websites, including marketing.
  • Work with marketing to ensure content supports corporate goals.
  • Promote content standards and consistency across the website.

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Popular Skills for Online Marketing Content Writer


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Copywriting, Search Engine Optimization, Marketing Communications, and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with Copywriting also know Marketing Communications, Social Media Marketing, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Pay by Experience Level for Online Marketing Content Writer

Pay by Experience for an Online Marketing Content Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Online Marketing Content Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 170 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Online Marketing Content Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Online Marketing Content Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 29 salaries. An Online Marketing Content Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,999

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

For those looking to make money, Online Marketing Content Writers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 48 percent above the national average. Online Marketing Content Writers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+30 percent), San Francisco (+29 percent), Salt Lake City (+27 percent), and Seattle (+22 percent). Online Marketing Content Writers in Philadelphia report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 24 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Los Angeles and Atlanta (21 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Online Marketing Content Writer

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Online Marketing Content Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲80%

▲34%

▲16%

National Average
$44,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Online Marketing Content Writer Salaries

▲3%


National Average
$44,000

Marketing Communications
▼2%

Social Media Marketing
▼2%

▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 28%