An Editor with Technical Writing skills earns an average salary of AU$68,072 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$45,262 - AU$118,994
AU$45K
AU$69K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$68,929
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50%
90%

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AU$29.48 - AU$59.50
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$45.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$45,262 - AU$118,994  
   
Bonus
AU$8,000  
Total Pay (?
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AU$44,815 - AU$122,825  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$45.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$8,000  
   
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$44,815 - AU$122,825  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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 $59,000 based on 25 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 $69,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 15 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 $90,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$69,766

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Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲23%

National Average
AU$70,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼15%

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%
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