Editor in Los Angeles Salary

The average pay for an Editor in Los Angeles, California is $50,624 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$35,417 - $96,426
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$96K
MEDIAN: $50,623
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90%

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$11.43 - $60.66
(Median)
$11
$24
$61
MEDIAN: $23.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$35,417 - $96,426  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
Total Pay (?
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$33,909 - $116,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $60.66  
   
Overtime
$19.50 - $105.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
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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$33,909 - $116,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

People Management
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Video Editing
0%

National Average
$52,000

up arrow 7%

Web Content Management
up arrow 7%

Copywriting
up arrow 9%

Graphic Design
up arrow 11%

Proofreading
up arrow 14%

Technical Writing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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