Managing Editor Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Managing Editor is $53,588 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management, Social Media Marketing, and Web Content Management.
Managing Editor Salary (?
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$33,749 - $88,840
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,588
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Managing Editor Salary (?
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$10.77 - $33.89
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$33,749 - $88,840  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,668  
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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$32,343 - $89,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $33.89  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $51.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,668  
   
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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$32,343 - $89,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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 Difference By Location

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$53,000
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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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Social Media Marketing
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Editing
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$53,000
Technical Writing
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Windows Operating System General Use
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writing
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Proofreading
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 17%