Content Writer

Content Writer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$46,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$46,000
Median 50%
$69,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Health Insurance Innovations
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
1.4 years
How much does a content writer make?
As a Content Writer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $46,349 per year or $22.28 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $69,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $30,000. Most Content Writer jobs are in Professional companies and Internet companies. The best states for high paying Content Writer jobs are District of Columbia, New York, California, Connecticut, and Virginia. The typical tenure for a Content Writer is 1.4 years.
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Average Content Writer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Content Writer in the USA is $46,349 annually or $22.28 hourly. The city with the highest Content Writer salary is San Francisco, CA at $63,489 per year. Even as an entry-level Content Writer, you will make $35,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Some of the states with the best Content Writer salaries are District of Columbia, New York, California, Connecticut, Virginia, Maryland, and Oregon. Ohio, South Dakota, and Arkansas have the lowest Content Writer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$63,489
2
Washington, DC
$57,272
3
New York, NY
$55,808
4
Arlington, VA
$48,696
5
Baltimore, MD
$47,747

Average Content Writer Salary By Company

If you are a Content Writer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Health Insurance Innovations and Coinbase are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Apptio and Bank of America pay their Content Writers very well.

Average Content Writer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Content Writer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Media companies, Technology companies, and Non Profits companies pay higher-than-average wages for Content Writers. Media companies pay their Content Writers the highest wages, averaging $51,902 per year. Technology companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $48,264 and $42,387, respectively. The average salary for Content Writers in the Retail industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $39,267.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$51,902
2
Technology
$48,264
3
Non Profits
$42,387
4
Retail
$39,267

Recently Added Content Writer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Cybercoders
Content Writer
01/29/2020
$40,000
Randstad
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01/25/2020
$41,740
Peoplefluent
Content Writer
01/11/2020
$75,000
Robert Half
Content Writer
12/24/2019
$62,610
Robert Half
Content Writer
12/23/2019
$50,000
Nevada Corporate Headquarters Inc.
Content Writer
12/13/2019
$40,000
Randstad
Content Writer
12/10/2019
$54,262
Calendar
Content Writer
11/30/2019
$31,305
Robert Half
Content Writer
11/25/2019
$54,262
Robert Half
Content Writer
11/15/2019
$50,000
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