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Editor Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for an Editor in Chicago, Illinois is $49,595 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$36,335 - $66,115
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,595
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$8.07 - $29.80
(Median)
$8
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,335 - $66,115  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
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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$34,954 - $65,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.07 - $29.80  
   
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
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).
)
$34,954 - $65,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Editor in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Editor in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 3%


National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Editor in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Copywriting
up arrow 4%

Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Proofreading
up arrow 1%

Web Content Management
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 13%