An Editor in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$55,495 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Writing and Editing. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$39,521 - AU$87,567
AU$40K
AU$56K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$56,384
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AU$15.21 - AU$83.84
AU$15
AU$35
AU$84
MEDIAN: AU$35.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$34KAU$68KAU$102K
Salary
AU$39,521 - AU$87,567  
   
Bonus
AU$7,910  
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,627 - AU$99,544  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$28AU$56AU$84
Hourly Rate
AU$15.21 - AU$83.84  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$7,910  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$39,627 - AU$99,544  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Editor

Pay by Experience for an Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 8 salaries. An Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
AU$60,000

Late-Career
▼2%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
▲39%

▲10%

National Average
AU$60,000

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 88%
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