What is a Content Writer?
|Degree Level||Bachelor’s degree|
|Degree Field(s)||English, journalism, communications, or creative writing|
|Licensure/Certification||Certificate programs available for|
|Experience||Writing samples and portfolio typically required|
|Key Skills||Strong writing, grammar, and research skills; knowledge in the specific writing field; social media and web skills a plus|
|Mean Annual Salary (2018)||$73,090 (for writers and authors)*|
Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Aside from writing content, these writers might also be responsible for making sure the sites’ pages and content connect. They’re also responsible for setting the overall tone of the site. Content writers accomplish these tasks by researching and deciding what information to include or exclude from the site.