Entry-Level Editor Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Editor earns an average salary of $40,720 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Editor Total Pay (?
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$27,943 - $58,885
(Median)
28K
34K
41K
49K
59K
MEDIAN: $40,719
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Entry-Level Editor Total Pay (?
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$10.10 - $25.88
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,943 - $58,885  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,777  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,017  
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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$25,100 - $59,156  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 953
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $25.88  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,777  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,017  
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).
)
$25,100 - $59,156  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 953
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Pay Difference By Location

up arrow 22%
Portland
up arrow 14%
Boston
up arrow 6%
Seattle
up arrow 4%
Philadelphia
up arrow 3%
Chicago
up arrow 2%
Denver
up arrow 2%
Atlanta
0%
National Average
$40,000
Nashville
up arrow 1%
Houston
up arrow 11%
Baltimore
up arrow 12%
Austin
up arrow 19%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 17%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Web Content Management
up arrow 1%
National Average
$40,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 1%
Editing
up arrow 3%
Copywriting
up arrow 3%
People Management
up arrow 7%
Video Editing
up arrow 10%
Graphic Design
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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