Entry-Level Editor Salary

An Entry-Level Editor earns an average salary of $40,466 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,694 - $59,584
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,466
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50%
90%

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$10.12 - $26.77
(Median)
$10
$16
$27
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,694 - $59,584  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,157  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,000  
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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$25,499 - $60,050  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 860
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $26.77  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $39.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,157  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,000  
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).
)
$25,499 - $60,050  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 312
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 22%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

Web Content Management
up arrow 4%


Video Editing
up arrow 8%

Graphic Design
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 196 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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