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Content writer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $20.07
Low $10.77
High $37.41
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a content writer is $20.07 per hour in the United States. 3.3k salaries reported, updated at September 21, 2023

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Top companies for Content Writers in United States

  1. Jerry
    16 reviews1.4k salaries reported
    $22.10per hour
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Highest paying cities for Content Writers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $27.49 per hour
    157 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $26.88 per hour
    19 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $23.33 per hour
    28 salaries reported
  1. Tampa, FL
    $21.66 per hour
    36 salaries reported
  2. Nashville, TN
    $21.66 per hour
    31 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $21.60 per hour
    36 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $21.48 per hour
    45 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $18.73 per hour
    51 salaries reported
  3. Salt Lake City, UT
    $18.68 per hour
    16 salaries reported
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Where can a Content Writer earn more?

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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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