The average pay for an Editor in Chicago, Illinois is $54,257 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,246 - $96,958
(Median)
$33K
$54K
$97K
MEDIAN: $54,256
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$33,246 - $96,958  
   
Bonus
$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).
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$31,289 - $82,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$20.00  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$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).
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$31,289 - $82,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 12%


National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

People Management
up arrow 11%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Proofreading
up arrow 5%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Web Content Management
up arrow 1%

Content Management
up arrow 5%

Copywriting
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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