A Late-Career Editor earns an average salary of $63,961 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,517 - $121,132
$42K
$64K
$120K
MEDIAN: $63,961
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$15.21 - $52.08
$15
$30
$52
MEDIAN: $30.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,517 - $121,132  
   
Bonus
$1,017 - $20,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,218 - $121,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $52.08  
   
Overtime
$9.86 - $96.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,017 - $20,000  
   
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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$40,218 - $121,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,666

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Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 11%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Video Editing
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Content Management
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Editing
0%

National Average
$64,000

Proofreading
up arrow 9%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 13%

Copywriting
up arrow 15%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 15%

Graphic Design
up arrow 17%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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