Median pay for Editors with Project Management skills lies in the neighborhood of $51K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than half of Editors with Project Management skills (67 percent) survey participants are women. For the most part, Editors with Project Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,055 - $79,625
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $50,698
10%
50%
90%

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$13.05 - $48.37
(Median)
$13
$23
$48
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$35,055 - $79,625  
   
Bonus
$977 - $12,040  
Profit Sharing
$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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$33,835 - $83,708  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 349
National Hourly Rate 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$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$13.05 - $48.37  
   
Overtime
$9.86 - $82.89  
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$977 - $12,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$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).
)
$33,835 - $83,708  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Pay by Experience Level for Editor

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $41K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $52K. Editors with Project Management skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $57K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $65K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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