How much do content marketers make in 2022?

To find out, Managing Editor surveyed 305 content marketers, most of whom are based in the United States.

For the top seven job titles among respondents, the most commonly reported salary bands are: content marketing manager (between $100,000 and $150,000), content marketing writer ($50,000-$74,999), content marketing director ($100,000-$150,000), content marketing strategist ($75,000-$99,999), managing editor/editor-in-chief ($50,000-$74,999), content marketing editor ($75,000-$99,999), and chief content officer/VP of content ($150,000+).

Seven content marketing roles and their salaries

The benefits most commonly offered to content marketers are paid time off, health plans, and retirement plans.

Benefits offered to content marketers

Most (57%) content marketers surveyed say a bachelor's degree is the highest level of education they have completed.

Content marketers' highest level of school completed

Some 45% of respondents say they have worked in traditional journalism.

Content marketers who have worked in traditional journalism

About the research: The report was based on data from a survey of 305 content marketers, most of whom are based in the United States.

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Ayaz Nanji is a digital strategist and a co-founder of ICW Media, a marketing agency specializing in content and social media services for tech firms. He is also a research writer for MarketingProfs. He has worked for Google/YouTube, the Travel Channel, AOL, and the New York Times.

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