Editor with Technical Writing Skills Salary

An Editor with Technical Writing skills earns an average salary of $50,560 per year.

$33,829 - $82,559
$34K
$51K
$83K
MEDIAN: $50,560
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90%

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$13.15 - $36.57
$13
$24
$37
MEDIAN: $23.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,829 - $82,559  
   
Bonus
$515 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$31,798 - $82,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.15 - $36.57  
   
Overtime
$22.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$515 - $10,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$750  
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).
)
$31,798 - $82,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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 $44,000 based on 88 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 44 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 47 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 $67,000 based on 31 salaries.

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 24%