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4. Online Content Marketing Writer

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Median pay: $51,900
Top pay: $104,000
10-year job growth: 13%
Total jobs: 10,000
The job: As companies turn to social media and the Internet to promote their products and services, they need pros to edit and manage their digital communication materials. Youll work with marketing staff to ensure the content matches corporate goals. You can do project work or freelance, giving you lots of flexibility.

How to switch: Its best to have a background in marketing and writing experience. Courses and even certification in digital media marketing helps, too. Get info at emarketingassociation.com.

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Notes: All pay data from PayScale.com. Median pay is for an experienced worker (at least two to seven years in the field). Top pay represents the 90th percentile. Job growth is estimated for 2008-18. Total current employment level is estimated number of people working in each specific job.

Sources: PayScale.com, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and MONEY research

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