Mid-Career Associate Editor Salary

The average Mid-Career Associate Editor can expect to rake in roughly $47K annually. Most Mid-Career Associate Editors are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Mid-Career Associate Editors who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 81 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,397 - $63,670
$37K
$47K
$64K
MEDIAN: $47,477
10%
50%
90%

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$16.40 - $23.96
$20
MEDIAN: $20.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$37,397 - $63,670  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,125  
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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$36,728 - $63,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$20.00  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,125  
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).
)
$36,728 - $63,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,389

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For Mid-Career Associate Editors, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 15 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Associate Editors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+9 percent), Los Angeles (+9 percent), Chicago (+3 percent), and Boston (+1 percent).

Key Stats for Associate Editor

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
5-9 years
87%
10-19 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Associate Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
▲8%

writing
▲7%

Social Media Optimization
▲3%

Web Content Management
▼0%

National Average
$47,000


▼2%

Proofreading
▼4%

Copywriting
▼5%

Social Media Marketing
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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