Experienced Editor Salary (United States)

An Experienced Editor earns an average salary of $55,857 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management, Video Editing, and Technical Writing.
Experienced Editor Salary (?
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$35,638 - $87,484
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $55,857
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Experienced Editor Salary (?
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$13.36 - $59.60
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$35,638 - $87,484  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,873  
Profit Sharing
$70.47 - $6,953  
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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$35,458 - $96,695  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.36 - $59.60  
   
Overtime
$22.22 - $109.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,873  
   
Profit Sharing
$70.47 - $6,953  
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).
)
$35,458 - $96,695  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Pay Difference By Location

up arrow 43%
Los Angeles
up arrow 39%
San Francisco
up arrow 37%
Boston
up arrow 17%
Seattle
up arrow 13%
Atlanta
up arrow 6%
National Average
$58,000
Detroit
up arrow 5%
Tampa
up arrow 7%
Denver
up arrow 7%
Chicago
up arrow 11%
Philadelphia
up arrow 12%
Minneapolis
up arrow 12%
Austin
up arrow 13%
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Skills That Affect Experienced Editor Salaries

People Management
up arrow 18%
Video Editing
up arrow 18%
Technical Writing
up arrow 10%
writing
up arrow 7%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 7%
Web Content Management
up arrow 6%
Project Management
up arrow 5%
Editing
up arrow 3%
National Average
$58,000
Copywriting
up arrow 5%
Proofreading
up arrow 6%
Graphic Design
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 24%
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