An Entry-Level Editor earns an average salary of $42,489 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,909 - $64,615
$30K
$42K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,489
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$10.68 - $26.01
$11
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $15.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,909 - $64,615  
   
Bonus
$492.35 - $7,020  
Profit Sharing
$608 - $10,101  
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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$26,995 - $64,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 673
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.68 - $26.01  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $40.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$492.35 - $7,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$608 - $10,101  
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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$26,995 - $64,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 204

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,121

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Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
071
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 17%

Technical Writing
up arrow 6%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%

Content Management
up arrow 1%


National Average
$41,000

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Graphic Design
up arrow 2%


Social Media Optimization
up arrow 3%



Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

Video Editing
up arrow 6%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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