A Communications Editor earns an average salary of $45,933 per year.
Communications Editor Total Pay (?
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$36,494 - $81,559
(Median)
36K
56K
82K
MEDIAN: $45,933
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Communications Editor Total Pay (?
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$7.55 - $32.91
(Median)
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17
24
33
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,494 - $81,559  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
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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$34,831 - $71,301  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$7.55 - $32.91  
   
Overtime
$24.79 - $35.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
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).
)
$34,831 - $71,301  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Job Description for Communications Editor
  • Ensure adherence to a style guide, correct formatting and consistent use of language within a document.
  • Review, rewrite and edit the work of writers.
  • Develop story or content ideas.
  • Supervise and coordinate work of reporters and other editors.
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Skills That Affect Communications Editor Salaries

National Average
$45,000
Marketing Communications
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Editing
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 4%
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