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Editor in Chief, Magazine Salary

Magazine Editors in Chief in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent roughly three-fifths of Magazine Editors in Chief. Salaries average out to around $61K per year and spread from $37K to $109K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Magazine Editors in Chief, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Magazine Editors in Chief making up 72 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage.

$36,697 - $101,571
(Median)
$37K
$61K
$100K
MEDIAN: $60,536
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$36,697 - $101,571  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,608  
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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$36,593 - $109,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101

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Job Description for Editor in Chief, Magazine

  • Edit content.
  • Manage staff and department budget.
  • Set and decide editorial policy and article placement.
  • Represent the publication.

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Experience Affects Editor in Chief, Magazine Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 19%