A Late-Career Editor earns an average salary of $61,763 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are writing and Technical Writing.

$40,223 - $119,184
(Median)
$40K
$62K
$120K
MEDIAN: $61,762
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$15.02 - $50.70
(Median)
$15
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$51
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,223 - $119,184  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $15,117  
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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$39,428 - $116,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$15.02 - $50.70  
   
Overtime
$9.86 - $96.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,014 - $15,117  
   
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).
)
$39,428 - $116,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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National Average: $61,673

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Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 15%

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

People Management
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 3%

Content Management
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Video Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Proofreading
up arrow 6%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Copywriting
up arrow 13%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 13%

Graphic Design
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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