Managing Editor Salary

The average pay for a Managing Editor is $54,322 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Social Media Marketing and People Management.
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$34,230 - $89,603
(Median)
$34K
$54K
$90K
MEDIAN: $54,322
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90%

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$10.57 - $36.28
(Median)
$11
$18
$36
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,230 - $89,603  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,738  
Profit Sharing
$389.78 - $9,123  
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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$32,904 - $90,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,061
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.57 - $36.28  
   
Overtime
$1.45 - $51.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,738  
   
Profit Sharing
$389.78 - $9,123  
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).
)
$32,904 - $90,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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

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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 20%


Project Management
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Proofreading
up arrow 3%

Editing
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$54,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%



writing
up arrow 7%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 260 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 18%