An Editor with writing skills earns an average salary of $55,028 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$39,594 - $101,592
$40K
$55K
$100K
MEDIAN: $55,028
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$39,594 - $101,592  
   
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$32,685 - $103,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
046
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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