The average salary for an Editorial Director is $85,368 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Editorial Director Total Pay (?
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$50,594 - $133,464
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MEDIAN: $85,367
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Editorial Director Total Pay (?
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$17.36 - $97.87
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,594 - $133,464  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,498  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $4,958  
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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$51,211 - $142,344  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$17.36 - $97.87  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,498  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $4,958  
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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$51,211 - $142,344  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 226
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Job Description for Editorial Director
  • Manage vendor and community relationships.
  • Manage a team of content producers, including assignments and schedules.
  • Develop, lead, and enforce the voice and strategic branding of the organization across all departments.
  • Develop and execute editorial concepts for the long- and short-term.
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Pay by Experience Level for Editorial Director
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Washington
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$89,000
Chicago
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Boston
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Experience Affects Editorial Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$89,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 20%
Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Editorial Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 9%
National Average
$89,000
Project Management
up arrow 3%
up arrow 9%
Web Content Management
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
40%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 10%
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