Editor in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for an Editor in Chicago, Illinois is $49,969 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,035 - $73,052
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,968
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$8.14 - $29.59
(Median)
$8
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,035 - $73,052  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
Total Pay (?
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$33,920 - $71,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$33.33  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
   
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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$33,920 - $71,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%


Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

People Management
up arrow 21%

Technical Writing
up arrow 5%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Editing
0%

National Average
$50,000

Proofreading
up arrow 1%

Web Content Management
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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