Communications Editor Salary

A Communications Editor earns an average salary of $55,213 per year. A skill in Marketing Communications is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$34,765 - $70,469
$35K
$55K
$70K
MEDIAN: $55,213
10%
50%
90%

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$17.68 - $26.50
$22
MEDIAN: $21.71
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,765 - $70,469  
   
Bonus
$2,502  
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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$35,081 - $71,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$21.71  
   
Overtime
$30.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,502  
   
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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$35,081 - $71,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Job Description for Communications Editor

  • Develop story or content ideas.
  • Supervise and coordinate work of reporters and other editors.
  • Ensure adherence to a style guide, correct formatting and consistent use of language within a document.
  • Review, rewrite and edit the work of writers.

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Key Stats for Communications Editor

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Editor Salaries

Experienced
▲36%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Communications Editor Salaries

Marketing Communications
▲16%

Technical Writing
▲10%

Editing
▲9%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲1%

National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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