An Editor with Technical Writing skills earns an average salary of $50,964 per year.

$33,701 - $82,857
$34K
$51K
$83K
MEDIAN: $50,964
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90%

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$13.21 - $35.75
$13
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,701 - $82,857  
   
Bonus
$750 - $10,113  
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$31,766 - $81,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.21 - $35.75  
   
Overtime
$22.77  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$750 - $10,113  
   
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$31,766 - $81,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Pay by Experience Level for Editor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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