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.

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MEDIAN: $60,620
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
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Key Stats for Managing Editor

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries


National Average
$61,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

People Management
up arrow 13%

Web Content Management
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Editing
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Technical Writing
0%

National Average
$61,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

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