Editor in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

An Editor in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $48,911 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Writing, writing, Web Content Management, and People Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$35,752 - $80,875
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$81K
MEDIAN: $48,911
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$16.93 - $51.52
(Median)
$17
$28
$52
MEDIAN: $28.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,752 - $80,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,489  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$35,735 - $86,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.93 - $51.52  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,489  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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).
)
$35,735 - $86,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 41%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%


Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 40%

writing
up arrow 37%

Web Content Management
up arrow 35%

People Management
up arrow 32%

Proofreading
up arrow 8%

Content Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$51,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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