An Editorial Director earns an average salary of $89,397 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job.

$57,722 - $133,517
$58K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,396
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90%

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$19.00 - $58.66
$57
MEDIAN: $56.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,722 - $133,517  
   
Bonus
$2,017 - $23,000  
Profit Sharing
$7,750  
Total Pay (?
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$56,200 - $140,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$56.60  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,017 - $23,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,750  
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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$56,200 - $140,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Editorial Director

Most of the time, editorial directors work for media and advertising publications. Most of them work for multi-platform publishing companies that include print and online publications. They are responsible for editorial content, voice content, photography, and/or graphics.

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Editorial Director Tasks

  • 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.
  • Manage vendor and community relationships.
  • Manage a team of content producers, including assignments and schedules.

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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

National Average: $93,101

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Key Stats for Editorial Director

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Editorial Director Salaries



National Average
$93,000



Skills That Affect Editorial Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 34%

Content Management
up arrow 7%

Strategy
up arrow 2%

National Average
$93,000


up arrow 6%


Web Content Management
up arrow 18%

Copywriting
up arrow 50%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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