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Managing Editor Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Managing Editor is $54,179 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Social Media Marketing and People Management.
Managing Editor Salary (?
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$33,921 - $89,600
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,179
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Managing Editor Salary (?
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$10.34 - $34.90
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$33,921 - $89,600  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,594  
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $10,213  
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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$32,487 - $90,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,066
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.34 - $34.90  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $51.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,594  
   
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $10,213  
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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$32,487 - $90,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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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Atlanta
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Minneapolis
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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Seattle
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Dallas
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Cleveland
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National Average
$54,000
Philadelphia
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Austin
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San Diego
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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries

National Average
$54,000

Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 21%
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Proofreading
up arrow 4%
Editing
up arrow 1%
Web Content Management
0%
National Average
$54,000
Microsoft Office
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Technical Writing
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writing
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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
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: 18%