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|Content Writer salaries - 62 salaries reported||£20,058/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 36 salaries reported||£25,037/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 28 salaries reported||£23,812/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 18 salaries reported||£29,454/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 13 salaries reported||£21,341/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 12 salaries reported||£38,615/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 11 salaries reported||£29,662/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 10 salaries reported||£25,750/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 10 salaries reported||£31,054/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 7 salaries reported||£27,468/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 6 salaries reported||£19,573/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 6 salaries reported||£38,481/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 6 salaries reported||£20,281/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 6 salaries reported||£32,762/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 5 salaries reported||£23,949/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 5 salaries reported||£29,382/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 5 salaries reported||£23,828/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 5 salaries reported||£23,445/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 5 salaries reported||£39,616/yr|
|Content Writer salaries - 5 salaries reported||£21,392/yr|
The average salary for a Content Writer is £30,566 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 1023 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Content Writer employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a Content Writer in United Kingdom is £39,370 per year.
The lowest salary for a Content Writer in United Kingdom is £24,216 per year.
Content writers earn similar pay to technical writers, copywriters, and marketing communication specialists. Extensive work experience, a strong writing sample or a portfolio of past work can help an applicant to command higher pay. Successful content writers can move into positions such as consulting, editing, or ghost-writing e-books for clients. They might also make additional money from teaching content writing to students at universities, schools, or one-on-one as a tutor.
Are you looking for ways to make a higher salary as a content writer? Use your strongest asset to your advantage! Put your writing skills to the test and build up an impressive portfolio of your work, as this will boost your status and lead you to better paying work. You’ll want to position yourself as an expert in your chosen field so aim to select a niche or target an industry that interests you, from finance to lifestyle, and hone your writing skills in your chosen field.
Networking is gold as you establish a name for yourself in your field and increases your exposure to potential clients.
Ensure you keep up-to-date with technology that can help you work faster and more efficiently to help you stay competitive in the market.
How can you land a higher salary in your content writer job after an offer? As a freelance or contract professional, you establish your own rates, so it is up to you to market yourself in line with what you can offer. If you're working for an established company, your negotiating power generally falls within the 10 to 20% range. In both situations, demonstrate your talent and skill through by building an attractive portfolio. This should highlight your best work and always align with the job and salary level you're seeking. If you're currently an entry-level content writer looking to progress, for instance, your portfolio should showcase your best projects from the past year, prove marketable skills, and demonstrate a higher level of work than the year before.
About 66.89% of Content Writer professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £1,703 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Content Writer in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Content Writer professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £19,840 and £50,863 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £30,566 following the average career path of a Content Writer.