Editor in Chief, Magazine Salary

Magazine Editors in Chief who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just below three-fifths of Magazine Editors in Chief. Pay fluctuates from $37K to $105K per year, but expected earnings average $61K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction for Magazine Editors in Chief is high. A strong majority enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one in three. Magazine Editors in Chief survey participants are largely women, dominating at 69 percent.

$36,772 - $100,137
(Median)
$37K
$61K
$100K
MEDIAN: $60,732
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$36,772 - $100,137  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,729  
Total Pay (?
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$36,995 - $104,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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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 19%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 19%
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