Mid-Career Associate Editor Salary

An average Mid-Career Associate Editor can expect to take home roughly $47K annually. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Mid-Career Associate Editors (83 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$36,946 - $62,841
$37K
$47K
$63K
MEDIAN: $47,151
10%
50%
90%

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$16.40 - $23.00
$20
MEDIAN: $19.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,946 - $62,841  
   
Bonus
$3,750  
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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$36,438 - $63,046  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$19.65  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$3,750  
   
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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$36,438 - $63,046  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,660

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Associate Editors in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 17 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Associate Editors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+11 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), and Boston (+3 percent).

Key Stats for Associate Editor

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
5-9 years
87%
10-19 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Associate Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
▲10%

writing
▲8%

Social Media Optimization
▲5%

Web Content Management
▲2%


National Average
$47,000

▼1%

Proofreading
▼2%

Copywriting
▼4%

Social Media Marketing
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 14%
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