The average salary for an Executive Editor is $81,800 per year. A skill in Editing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Executive Editor Total Pay (?
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$56,171 - $132,095
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$56,171 - $132,095  
   
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$0.00 - $30,483  
Profit Sharing
$198.88 - $2,543  
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$52,093 - $143,908  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Job Description for Executive Editor
  • Write and edit content, mentoring writers.
  • Integrate content and delivery across platforms to improve readers' experience.
  • Lead writing and marketing teams, ensuring brand standards are met or exceeded.
  • Identify new content streams and market them to specific sub-groups.
Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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New York
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National Average
$84,000
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Experience Affects Executive Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
$84,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Executive Editor Salaries

Editing
up arrow 14%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
National Average
$84,000
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Gender
Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
36%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%
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