Entry-Level Editor Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Editor earns an average salary of $40,751 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Editor Salary (?
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$27,975 - $59,072
(Median)
28K
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41K
49K
59K
MEDIAN: $40,750
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Entry-Level Editor Salary (?
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$10.09 - $25.79
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,975 - $59,072  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,805  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $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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$25,081 - $59,217  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 688
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $25.79  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,805  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $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).
)
$25,081 - $59,217  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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Pay Difference By Location

up arrow 21%
Portland
up arrow 14%
Boston
up arrow 6%
Seattle
up arrow 4%
Chicago
up arrow 2%
Denver
up arrow 2%
Philadelphia
up arrow 1%
National Average
$40,000
Atlanta
up arrow 1%
Nashville
up arrow 1%
Baltimore
up arrow 12%
Houston
up arrow 14%
Austin
up arrow 19%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 18%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Web Content Management
0%
National Average
$40,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 1%
Editing
up arrow 2%
Copywriting
up arrow 3%
People Management
up arrow 7%
Video Editing
up arrow 9%
Graphic Design
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 28%
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