Salaries//Content Strategist

Content Strategist salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$77,782
$7,855
Additional Cash Compensation
$85,637
Total Compensation
Median: 70,000
Min: $11K
Max: $210K

How Much Does a Content Strategist Make in US?

The average salary for a Content Strategist in US is $77,782. The average additional cash compensation for a Content Strategist in US is $7,855. The average total compensation for a Content Strategist in US is $85,637. Content Strategist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Content Strategist employees in US.

Content Strategist
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best-paying cities for Content Strategist

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are Los Angeles, Seattle, Washington DC, San Francisco and Minneapolis–Saint Paul.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
Los Angeles, CA$107,502
+ 32% (73,622)
Seattle, WA$106,780
+ 31% (73,622)
Washington DC$105,250
+ 30% (73,622)
San Francisco, CA$100,393
+ 27% (73,622)
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN$95,000
+ 23% (73,622)
Remote$94,408
+ 22% (73,622)
Austin, TX$93,276
+ 21% (73,622)
Portland, OR$86,000
+ 14% (73,622)
New York City, NY$85,885
+ 14% (73,622)
Atlanta, GA$85,750
+ 14% (73,622)

Content Strategist Salary by gender

The average Content Strategist salary for women is $78,904 and the average Content Strategist salary for men is $97,254.

Content Strategist Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Content Strategist with 7+ years of experience is $107,328. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $60,813.

Content Strategist Salary ranges

The most common Content Strategist salary in US is between $80k - $90k.

Average Content salaries in US

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Editor$70,679
Min: $0K
Max: $200K
Copywriter$73,288
Min: $30K
Max: $230K
Content Strategist$77,782
Min: $11K
Max: $210K
Technical Writer$78,092
Min: $20K
Max: $224K
Content Manager$79,054
Min: $0K
Max: $230K
Content Marketing Manager$87,201
Min: $0K
Max: $210K
Senior Technical Writer$98,244
Min: $57K
Max: $200K

FAQ

Q:

What is a content strategist?

A.

A content strategist strategizes, plans, and writes content across various media channels to fulfill marketing goals and company objectives.

Q:

How to become a content strategist?

A.

In addition to an educational background in marketing, communications, or a related field, content strategists typically have experience in roles like copywriter or content creator.

Q:

How much does a content strategist make?

A.

The salary range for a content strategist is $42K-$210K. The average salary for a Content Strategist in US is $77,782.

Career Info

Content Strategist jobs in US

Skills that affect Content Strategist salaries in US

1
Ad Copy
7% have this skill
2
Content Strategy
5% have this skill
3
Analytical Research
4% have this skill
4
B2B content
3% have this skill
5
Blogging
3% have this skill
6
Content Marketing
3% have this skill

Average Content Strategist Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Content Strategist make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $98,136 on average.

Recent Content Strategist salaries in US

$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York City, NY
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Creative Strategy reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Remote
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Information Architect + Content Lead reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1-10 Employees
Austin, TX
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Content Marketing Specialist reported a yearly salary of $100,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Learning Experience Specialist reported a yearly salary of $90,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago, IL
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Remote
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$22,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
New York City, NY
$133,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Content Strategist reported a yearly salary of $133,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boston, MA
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Strategist reported a yearly salary of $90,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Strategist reported a yearly salary of $75,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX