Editor in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for an Editor in Chicago, Illinois is $54,385 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,246 - $100,671
$33K
$54K
$100K
MEDIAN: $54,385
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$18.67 - $25.70
$22
MEDIAN: $22.50
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Salary
$33,246 - $100,671  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
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$32,696 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$22.50  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
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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$32,696 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Editor

Pay by Experience for an Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 10 salaries. An Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

Experienced
▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$53,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

People Management
▲33%

Social Media Marketing
▲4%

Proofreading
▲3%

▲1%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$53,000

Technical Writing
▼1%

Content Management
▼4%

Copywriting
▼9%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 23%