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Entry-Level Editor Salary

An Entry-Level Editor earns an average salary of $40,559 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,268 - $59,373
(Median)
$28K
$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $40,559
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90%

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$10.14 - $26.45
(Median)
$10
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,268 - $59,373  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,911  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $5,017  
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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$25,409 - $59,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 796
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $26.45  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.79  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,911  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $5,017  
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).
)
$25,409 - $59,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 297

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 24%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$40,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 2%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
up arrow 3%


Video Editing
up arrow 9%

Graphic Design
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 202 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 28%