Entry-Level Editor Salary

An Entry-Level Editor earns an average salary of $40,551 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Social Media Optimization and writing.

$28,635 - $59,655

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$10.10 - $26.35

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,635 - $59,655  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,167  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $5,182  
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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$25,503 - $59,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 879
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $26.35  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $39.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,167  
   
Profit Sharing
$502 - $5,182  
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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$25,503 - $59,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 316
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 20%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 20%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$40,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%



Video Editing
up arrow 8%

Graphic Design
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 191 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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