An Experienced Editor earns an average salary of $57,528 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,192 - $97,206
(Median)
$38K
$58K
$97K
MEDIAN: $57,527
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$15.05 - $51.82
(Median)
$15
$28
$52
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,192 - $97,206  
   
Bonus
$986 - $12,365  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$35,000  
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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$36,815 - $102,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 424
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $51.82  
   
Overtime
$23.69 - $90.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$986 - $12,365  
   
Commission
$35,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$36,815 - $102,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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National Average: $58,009

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Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 11%

Technical Writing
up arrow 8%

Web Content Management
up arrow 7%

Video Editing
up arrow 5%

Content Management
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$58,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 5%



Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%

Graphic Design
up arrow 20%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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