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Communications Editor Salary

A Communications Editor earns an average salary of $47,974 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$36,298 - $78,312
(Median)
$36K
$48K
$78K
MEDIAN: $47,974
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$13.31 - $18.30
(Median)
$13
$17
$18
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,298 - $78,312  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,035  
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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$34,603 - $72,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.31 - $18.30  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,035  
   
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).
)
$34,603 - $72,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 53%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Communications Editor Salaries

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$45,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 4%
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