The average pay for a Managing Editor is $51,605 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Managing Editor Total Pay (?
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$32,873 - $87,539
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MEDIAN: $51,605
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Managing Editor Total Pay (?
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$10.17 - $35.62
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$32,873 - $87,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,041  
Profit Sharing
$407.46 - $10,137  
Commission
$0.00 - $4,000  
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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$31,743 - $89,329  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $35.62  
   
Overtime
$14.71 - $53.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,041  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,000  
Profit Sharing
$407.46 - $10,137  
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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$31,743 - $89,329  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,317
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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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$52,000
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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries

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Microsoft Office
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Editing
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National Average
$52,000
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Gender
Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
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
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 18%
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