Managing Editor Salary

A Managing Editor earns an average salary of $55,884 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Marketing Communications and Wordpress. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$35,205 - $91,821
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$35K
$56K
$92K
MEDIAN: $55,884
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$12.06 - $39.88
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$40
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,205 - $91,821  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,793  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $5,537  
Commission
$1,965  
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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$34,058 - $92,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $39.88  
   
Overtime
$1.47 - $56.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,793  
   
Commission
$1,965  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $5,537  
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).
)
$34,058 - $92,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,655

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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 31%

Wordpress
up arrow 17%


Project Management
up arrow 1%

Editing
0%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$56,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 2%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%





writing
up arrow 12%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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