Editor Salary in San Francisco

San Francisco Editors pull down an average of $52K per year. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly more than a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Editors in San Francisco make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,658 - $97,871
(Median)
$35K
$52K
$98K
MEDIAN: $52,040
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$14.62 - $49.66
(Median)
$15
$20
$50
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$34,658 - $97,871  
   
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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$30,884 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $49.66  
   
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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$30,884 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $42K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $60K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $78K in this role. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $79K.

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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 21%

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: 78% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 22%
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