Entry-Level Editor Salary

An Entry-Level Editor earns an average salary of $42,930 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,970 - $64,575
$30K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,930
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$10.12 - $25.77
$10
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $15.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,970 - $64,575  
   
Bonus
$489.86 - $6,183  
Profit Sharing
$550 - $10,000  
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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$26,469 - $64,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 651
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $25.77  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $40.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$489.86 - $6,183  
   
Profit Sharing
$550 - $10,000  
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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$26,469 - $64,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,183

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Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

writing
▲17%

Technical Writing
▲6%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▲4%



Video Editing
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

▼1%

▼2%

▼3%




Social Media Optimization
▼4%

Social Media Marketing
▼6%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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