A Mid-Career Editor earns an average salary of $52,652 per year.

$35,740 - $78,247
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$78K
MEDIAN: $52,652
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90%

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$14.24 - $40.39
(Median)
$14
$23
$40
MEDIAN: $23.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,740 - $78,247  
   
Bonus
$504 - $9,773  
Profit Sharing
$1,450  
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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$34,650 - $80,399  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 492
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.24 - $40.39  
   
Overtime
$20.58 - $48.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$504 - $9,773  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,450  
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).
)
$34,650 - $80,399  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

People Management
up arrow 7%


Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Content Management
up arrow 2%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 2%

writing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 2%

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 3%

Proofreading
up arrow 4%

Copywriting
up arrow 5%

Graphic Design
up arrow 15%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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