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$39,404 - AU$87,779
AU$39K
AU$55K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$55,495
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AU$15.21 - AU$83.84
AU$15
AU$34
AU$84
MEDIAN: AU$34.39
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$34KAU$68KAU$102K
Salary
AU$39,404 - AU$87,779  
   
Bonus
AU$7,910  
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,521 - AU$99,766  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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$39,521 - AU$99,766  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Editor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲17%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
▲47%

▲16%

National Average
AU$56,000

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 88%
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