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How Much Does a Content Developer Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$80,000
$56,000
$80,000
$113,000
Content developers in the United States make an average salary of $80,023 per year or $38.47 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $56,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $113,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Delaware, New Jersey, Virginia, and Connecticut provide the highest content developer salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Seattle, WA
$117,814
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Where Content Developers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where content developers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Content Developers Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Washington, Delaware and New Jersey, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for content developers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Arkansas, North Dakota, and Louisiana.
City
Average Salary

Seattle, WA

Salary Range92k - 150k$118k$117,814

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range65k - 119k$88k$88,296

Hoboken, NJ

Salary Range63k - 112k$85k$84,709

Blacksburg, VA

Salary Range61k - 103k$80k$80,201

Natick, MA

Salary Range60k - 105k$79k$79,440

Beaverton, OR

Salary Range60k - 100k$78k$77,938

White Plains, NY

Salary Range57k - 100k$76k$75,840

Atlanta, GA

Salary Range57k - 97k$75k$74,706

Austin, TX

Salary Range55k - 97k$73k$73,402

Columbia, SC

Salary Range52k - 90k$69k$69,093
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$150k

High Paying Content Developer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Content Developers The Most?

To earn a high income as a content developer, working for HP or Microsoft might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Micron Technology and Nvidia report highly competitive salaries for content developers.
Company
Average Salary
HP
Salary Range111k - 154k$131k$131,116
Microsoft
Salary Range103k - 151k$126k$125,563
Micron Technology
Salary Range92k - 145k$116k$116,149
Nvidia
Salary Range90k - 144k$114k$114,332
NetApp
Salary Range90k - 142k$114k$113,511
Costco Wholesale
Salary Range100k - 116k$108k$108,179
Macy's
Salary Range101k - 114k$108k$107,702
Advanced Micro Devices
Salary Range98k - 110k$105k$104,505
DNAnexus
Salary Range99k - 109k$104k$104,477
Amazon.com
Salary Range94k - 112k$103k$103,445
$80k
$154k

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    How Experience Affects Content Developer Salaries

    The salary for a content developer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $64,864
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    09/24/2020
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    $75,132
    $75,132
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    03/06/2020
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    $43,530
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    Washington, DC
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    03/04/2020
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    $43,530
    $43,530
    03/04/2020
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    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
    03/03/2020
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    $114,785
    $114,785
    03/03/2020
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    Buffalo, NY
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    02/11/2020
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    $44,000
    $44,000
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    Content Developer
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    Plano, TX
    Plano, TX
    01/21/2020
    01/21/2020
    $93,915
    $93,915
    01/21/2020
    Hudson Valley Community College
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    Content Developer
    Content Developer
    Content Developer
    Troy, NY
    Troy, NY
    11/30/2019
    11/30/2019
    $54,000
    $54,000
    11/30/2019