Median pay for Managing Editors in Chicago, Ill. lies in the neighborhood of $61K per year. Women account for the majority of Chicago Managing Editors who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Managing Editors in Chicago report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,979 - $78,571
MEDIAN: $60,620

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$44,979 - $78,571  
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$43,359 - $77,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries

Microsoft Word
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People Management
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Web Content Management
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Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Technical Writing

National Average

Adobe Photoshop
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Adobe InDesign
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


67 %
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 12%