Editorial Writer Salary (United States)

An Editorial Writer earns an average salary of $42,159 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Windows Operating System General Use is associated with high pay for this job.
Editorial Writer Total Pay (?
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$24,723 - $81,081
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61K
81K
MEDIAN: $42,159
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Editorial Writer Total Pay (?
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$9.21 - $25.08
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$24,723 - $81,081  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,462  
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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$23,057 - $78,022  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $25.08  
   
Overtime
$12.33 - $26.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,462  
   
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).
)
$23,057 - $78,022  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Job Description for Editorial Writer

  • Write comments on topics of interest to stimulate or influence public opinion, following the views and policies of the publication.
  • Work with publication editors to edit and refine editorial copy.
  • Prepare articles on the editorial position of the publication.

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Experience Affects Editorial Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 64%
Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Editorial Writer Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 24%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
National Average
$39,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Technical Writing
up arrow 19%

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Gender

Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 26%
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