Editor in San Francisco Salary

San Francisco Editors pull down an average of $58K per year. Women account for the majority of Editors in San Francisco who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number have medical and dental plans, and most have vision insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$40,084 - $93,014
$40K
$58K
$93K
MEDIAN: $57,624
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Salary $40,084 - $93,014
Bonus $8,844
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$39,355 - $98,896
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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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 $51,000 based on 26 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 $60,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 7 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 $79,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$58,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Project Management
▼2%

Proofreading
▼3%

Copywriting
▼3%

Social Media Optimization
▼3%

▼5%

Social Media Marketing
▼5%

Web Content Management
▼5%

People Management
▼8%

Content Management
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 8%
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