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Editor Salary in Seattle

The average salary for an Editor in Seattle, Washington is $53,513 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
$36,485 - $78,165
(Median)
$36K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,512
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$13.57 - $46.37
(Median)
$14
$21
$46
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,485 - $78,165  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
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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$34,765 - $82,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $46.37  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
   
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).
)
$34,765 - $82,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Editor in Seattle, Washington

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

Experience Affects Editor in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Editor in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 26%

Proofreading
up arrow 3%

National Average
$52,000

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 21%