An Editor in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $48,296 per year. A skill in Proofreading is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,441 - $80,000
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$80K
MEDIAN: $48,295
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$20.95 - $33.00
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$28
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,441 - $80,000  
   
Bonus
$1,350  
Profit Sharing
$4,900  
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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$36,914 - $78,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$28.00  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,350  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,900  
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).
)
$36,914 - $78,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

Proofreading
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

up arrow 5%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Technical Writing
up arrow 6%

Content Management
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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