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How much does a Content Writer make?

Updated Jul 26, 2021

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$47,533 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,268 salaries

$29K

Low

$48K

Average

$77K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Content Writer is $47,533 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Content Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1268 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Content Writer employees.

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Content Writer$47,533 /yr
L3
Senior Content Writer$67,647 /yr
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$60,490

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IBM
3.9

IBM

Content Writer

$89,208

 /yr
Range: $84K - $104K
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$84K

$104K

$83,944 - $103,912 Range

Brafton
4.1

Brafton

Content Writer

$35,718

 /yr
Range: $31K - $54K

$31K

$54K

$30,777 - $54,157 Range

PCG Digital Marketing
2.9

PCG Digital Marketing

Content Writer

$33,890

 /yr
Range: $32K - $35K

$32K

$35K

$32,368 - $34,792 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Content Writer

$51,684

 /yr
Range: $24K - $189K

$24K

$189K

$24,000 - $189,000 Range

Zywave
4

Zywave

Content Writer

$36,825

 /yr
Range: $35K - $42K

$35K

$42K

$34,760 - $42,368 Range

Vivial
4.1

Vivial

Content Writer - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $31

$17

$31

$17 - $31 Range

Zeta Global
3.7

Zeta Global

Content Writer

$74,154

 /yr
Range: $66K - $90K

$66K

$90K

$65,799 - $89,820 Range

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Aronson Advertising
2.3

Aronson Advertising

Content Writer

$40,143

 /yr
Range: $19K - $53K

$19K

$53K

$18,921 - $53,425 Range

1SEO Digital Agency
3.6

1SEO Digital Agency

Content Writer

$28,245

 /yr
Range: $24K - $39K

$24K

$39K

$23,773 - $38,644 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Content Writer - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $9 - $45

$9

$45

$9 - $45 Range

Deloitte
3.9

Deloitte

Content Writer

$61,128

 /yr
Range: $57K - $78K

$57K

$78K

$56,777 - $77,880 Range

Shmoop
3.9

Shmoop

Content Writer - Monthly Contractor

$1,227

 /mo
Range: $342 - $13K

$342

$13K

$342 - $13,190 Range

Upwork
4.1

Upwork

Content Writer - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $8 - $34

$8

$34

$8 - $34 Range

Clark Optimization
3.7

Clark Optimization

Content Writer - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $14

$11

$14

$11 - $14 Range

DentalQore
4.2

DentalQore

Content Writer - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

Smartcustomwriting.com

Content Writer - Monthly

$5,672

 /mo
Range: $5K - $8K

$5K

$8K

$4,538 - $7,924 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Content Writer - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $7 - $30

$7

$30

$7 - $30 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Content Writer

$77,450

 /yr
Range: $24K - $133K

$24K

$133K

$24,000 - $132,704 Range

Page One Power
3.4

Page One Power

Content Writer - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

DealerSocket
3.8

DealerSocket

Content Writer

$33,550

 /yr
Range: $33K - $57K

$33K

$57K

$32,528 - $56,942 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Content Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Content Writer is $47,533 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Content Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1268 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Content Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Content Writer in United States is $76,653 per year.

The lowest salary for a Content Writer in United States is $29,476 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$51,000
per year
A Web Content Coordinator in the Springfield, MO Area area reported making $51,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Springfield, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$62,500
per year
A Content Coordinator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $62,500 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$58,000
per year
A Marketing & Content Coordinator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$2,000
monthly
A Content Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $2,000 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$65,000
per year
A Content Writer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Content Writer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$25
hourly
A Content Writer in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$25
hourly
A Content Writer in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private