Editor Salary in San Francisco

Average San Francisco Editors make around $52K per year. For the most part, Editors in San Francisco enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although close to one-fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Editors in San Francisco, Calif. making up 72 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$32,400 - $97,591
(Median)
$32K
$52K
$98K
MEDIAN: $51,600
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90%

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$14.58 - $50.00
(Median)
$15
$20
$50
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$32,400 - $97,591  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
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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$30,882 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $50.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
   
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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$30,882 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay by Experience Level for Editor in San Francisco, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Editors in San Francisco, Calif. who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $42K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $58K. Editors in San Francisco see a median salary of $78K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Editors in San Francisco, Calif. who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $79K on average.

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Experience Affects Editor in San Francisco, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 58%

Late-Career
up arrow 58%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Editor in San Francisco, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 39%

Web Content Management
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Editing
0%

National Average
$50,000

Copywriting
up arrow 3%

Proofreading
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 20%
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