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Managing Editor Salary

The average pay for a Managing Editor is $54,555 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$34,514 - $89,521
(Median)
$35K
$55K
$90K
MEDIAN: $54,554
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90%

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$12.11 - $36.28
(Median)
$12
$18
$36
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,514 - $89,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,781  
Profit Sharing
$385.41 - $9,274  
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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$33,054 - $90,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,065
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.11 - $36.28  
   
Overtime
$1.45 - $51.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$385.41 - $9,274  
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).
)
$33,054 - $90,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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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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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries


Project Management
up arrow 3%

Proofreading
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%



writing
up arrow 7%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 240 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 18%
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