Managing Editor Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Managing Editor is $51,987 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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$33,080 - $86,976
(Median)
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87K
MEDIAN: $51,987
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Managing Editor Total Pay (?
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$10.17 - $36.30
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$33,080 - $86,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,778  
Profit Sharing
$404.06 - $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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$31,769 - $88,039  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $36.30  
   
Overtime
$14.41 - $53.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,778  
   
Profit Sharing
$404.06 - $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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$31,769 - $88,039  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,226
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
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Atlanta
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Seattle
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Dallas
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Philadelphia
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Minneapolis
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$52,000
Houston
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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries

Web Content Management
up arrow 16%
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Editing
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
writing
up arrow 3%
Technical Writing
0%
National Average
$52,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
Proofreading
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Video Editing
up arrow 9%
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Gender
Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
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: 47% employee benefits None: 17%
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