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Editor Salary in San Francisco

Median pay for San Francisco Editors is around $51K annually. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Editors in San Francisco, Calif. making up 70 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the greater part earn dental coverage. For the most part, Editors in San Francisco enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,400 - $97,591
(Median)
$32K
$51K
$98K
MEDIAN: $51,047
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50%
90%

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$14.50 - $50.68
(Median)
$15
$20
$51
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
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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$30,773 - $99,306  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $50.68  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$34K$68K$102K
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).
)
$30,773 - $99,306  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $41K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $57K. For Editors in San Francisco, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $78K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $79K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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 14%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Editor in San Francisco, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 39%

Web Content Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$50,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 9%

Proofreading
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 20%
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