Entry-Level Editor Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Editor is $40,751 per year.
Entry-Level Editor Total Pay (?
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$27,944 - $58,489
(Median)
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49K
58K
MEDIAN: $40,750
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Entry-Level Editor Total Pay (?
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$10.08 - $25.96
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,944 - $58,489  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,191  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $5,051  
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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$25,011 - $58,946  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 943
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $25.96  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,191  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $5,051  
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).
)
$25,011 - $58,946  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 943
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Pay Difference By Location
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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Boston
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Philadelphia
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Seattle
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Denver
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Chicago
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National Average
$40,000
Houston
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Atlanta
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San Diego
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Austin
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Baltimore
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Editor Salaries

Project Management
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Web Content Management
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Social Media Marketing
0%
National Average
$40,000
Technical Writing
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Editing
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People Management
up arrow 9%
Video Editing
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Graphic Design
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 26%
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