Editor, Magazine Salary

The average salary for an Editor, Magazine is $41,201 per year.
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$29,326 - $70,994
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$71K
MEDIAN: $41,201
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$11.42 - $60.40
(Median)
$11
$16
$60
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,326 - $70,994  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
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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$28,654 - $73,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$11.42 - $60.40  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
   
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).
)
$28,654 - $73,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Editor, Magazine

A magazine editor helps ensure that issues of their publication meet certain predetermined standards for content, design, and other areas. The magazine editor reads over articles and makes sure that they are engaging and free of grammatical, spelling, or factual errors. Ensuring that photographs are of quality and fit with the magazine image is also part of their job. The magazine editor may direct the designers, helping determine the layout and art of the magazine. Additionally, the editor must make sure that all material adheres to copyright and trademark laws.

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Editor, Magazine Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Editor, Magazine

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Editor, Magazine Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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