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Content Writer salary in United States

How much does a Content Writer make in the United States?

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The average salary for a content writer is $22.59 per hour in the United States. 2.2k salaries reported, updated at June 26, 2022.

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Top companies for Content Writers in United States

  1. DISYS
    358 reviews10 salaries reported
    $32.52per hour
  2. $24.51per hour
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Highest paying cities for Content Writers in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $26.17 per hour
    66 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $24.77 per hour
    87 salaries reported
  3. Irvine, CA
    $24.60 per hour
    30 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $23.55 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $23.40 per hour
    37 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $23.07 per hour
    63 salaries reported
  1. Miami, FL
    $22.39 per hour
    53 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $22.23 per hour
    24 salaries reported
  3. Fort Collins, CO
    $21.90 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Content Writers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 423 ratings

42% of Content Writers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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