Content Director

Content Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$96,000
$56,000
Min 10%
$96,000
Median 50%
$164,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a content director make?
Content Directors in America make, on average, $96,178 a year or $46.24 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $164,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $56,000 per year. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Content Director jobs are New York, California, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Virginia. The typical tenure for a Content Director is 2.4 years.
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Average Content Director Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Content Director in the USA is $96,178 annually or $46.24 hourly. The city with the highest Content Director salary is Redwood City, CA at $143,856 per year. Not only that, Redwood City, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $72,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Content Director salaries are New York, California, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Virginia. Utah, Nebraska, Idaho, North Dakota, and West Virginia are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Redwood City, CA
$143,856
2
New York, NY
$138,067
3
Newark, NJ
$125,292
4
Arlington, VA
$116,221
5
Seattle, WA
$114,506

Average Content Director Salary By Company

Content Director jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Content Director jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Companies like Microsoft or Netflix will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Etsy and Bristol-Myers Squibb also pay high salaries to their Content Directors.

Average Content Director Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Content Director works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Media companies, Technology companies, and Hospitality companies pay their Content Directors well. Salaries for Content Directors in Media companies average $98,316 annually, while Technology companies and Hospitality companies pay $94,567 and $91,867, respectively. At $91,283, the average salary for Content Directors in the Finance industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$98,316
2
Technology
$94,567
3
Hospitality
$91,867
4
Finance
$91,283

Recently Added Content Director Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Sul Ross State University
Content Director
01/23/2020
$50,000
The Indiana Citizen
Content Director
12/31/2019
$65,000
Content Director
09/14/2019
$85,000
Metropolitan Council
Content Director
06/27/2019
$99,486