Editor with Copywriting Skills Salary

The average pay for an Editor with Copywriting skills is $45,627 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$30,821 - $71,915
$31K
$46K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,243
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$11.93 - $40.19
$12
$22
$40
MEDIAN: $21.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,821 - $71,915  
   
Bonus
$495.51 - $9,899  
Profit Sharing
$950  
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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$30,092 - $74,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.93 - $40.19  
   
Overtime
$18.18 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$495.51 - $9,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$950  
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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$30,092 - $74,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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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 $40,000 based on 246 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 $51,000 based on 139 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 120 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 $55,000 based on 71 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,482

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Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

▲14%

▲9%

National Average
$46,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 28%
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