Communications Editor Salary

A Communications Editor earns an average salary of $47,796 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$36,651 - $80,475
(Median)
$37K
$48K
$80K
MEDIAN: $47,796
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90%

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$13.19 - $18.36
(Median)
$13
$17
$18
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,651 - $80,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,400  
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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$34,675 - $72,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.19 - $18.36  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,400  
   
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).
)
$34,675 - $72,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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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Experience Affects Communications Editor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 55%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Communications Editor Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Editing
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 4%