Managing Editor Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Managing Editor is $53,206 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management and Web Content Management.
Managing Editor Total Pay (?
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$33,557 - $87,824
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,205
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Managing Editor Total Pay (?
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$10.19 - $35.15
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$33,557 - $87,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,702  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,067  
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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$32,128 - $88,791  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $35.15  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $51.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,702  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,067  
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).
)
$32,128 - $88,791  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,187
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Job Description for Managing Editor

  • Manage creation of all editorial content.
  • Manage beat editors, copy editors and multimedia editors.
  • Initiate and approve story assignments.
  • Work with the executive editor on all aspects of producing the company’s print and digital products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Managing Editor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Seattle
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Miami
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Atlanta
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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Cleveland
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Minneapolis
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Philadelphia
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National Average
$53,000
Austin
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San Diego
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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries

Web Content Management
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Editing
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$53,000
Windows Operating System General Use
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Technical Writing
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writing
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Microsoft Word
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Proofreading
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 17%
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