Editor in San Francisco Salary

Editors in San Francisco pull down an average of $58K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. There are far more female Editors in San Francisco, Calif. who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 81 percent. San Francisco Editors largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$40,168 - $98,079
$40K
$58K
$98K
MEDIAN: $57,856
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$40,168 - $98,079  
   
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$39,636 - $94,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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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

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


Editors in San Francisco generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $51K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $60K. After working for 10 to 20 years, San Francisco Editors make a median salary of $61K. Editors in San Francisco, Calif. who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $79K.

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$57,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$57,000

Proofreading
▼1%

Copywriting
▼1%

Social Media Optimization
▼2%

▼3%

Web Content Management
▼3%

Social Media Marketing
▼4%

People Management
▼6%

Content Management
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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