An Entry-Level Editor earns an average salary of $41,941 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,851 - $62,980
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$63K
MEDIAN: $41,940
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$10.38 - $25.81
(Median)
$10
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,851 - $62,980  
   
Bonus
$483.55 - $6,970  
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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$27,060 - $62,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 692
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $25.81  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $40.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$483.55 - $6,970  
   
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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$27,060 - $62,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 207
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National Average: $40,930

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Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 18%

Technical Writing
up arrow 6%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 5%

Content Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 2%

Proofreading
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 4%

Graphic Design
up arrow 5%

Video Editing
up arrow 6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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