Managing Editor Salary

The average pay for a Managing Editor is $58,382 per year. A skill in Content Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$37,342 - $97,173
$37K
$58K
$97K
MEDIAN: $58,382
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$12.87 - $48.72
$13
$21
$49
MEDIAN: $20.80
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$37,342 - $97,173  
   
Bonus
$1,004 - $13,906  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$36,537 - $99,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 630
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.87 - $48.72  
   
Overtime
$30.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$1,004 - $13,906  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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).
)
$36,537 - $99,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Managing Editor

Managing editors work primarily in the publication field and are responsible for overseeing publishing from start to finish. This position may require at least seven years of experience and a bachelor's degree in English, writing, or journalism, and these directors are also responsible for overseeing a collective group of writers (professional, freelance, or both) for specific publications such as magazines or newspapers.

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Managing Editor Tasks

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

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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

National Average: $58,001

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Key Stats for Managing Editor

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries

▲28%

▲18%

▼0%

National Average
$58,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries

Content Management
▲17%


▲3%

National Average
$58,000


▼1%

▼2%








writing
▼10%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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