Newspaper Editor Salary

A Newspaper Editor earns an average salary of $40,196 per year.
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$25,623 - $69,653

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$9.86 - $25.17

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,623 - $69,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
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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$24,111 - $68,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$14.00 - $20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
   
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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$24,111 - $68,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Newspaper Editor

  • Ensure adherence to a style guide, correct formatting and consistent use of language within a document.
  • Review, rewrite and edit the work of writers.
  • Develop story or content ideas.
  • Supervise and coordinate work of reporters and other editors.

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Experience Affects Newspaper Editor Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 28%

National Average
$38,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Newspaper Editor Salaries

QuarkXPress
up arrow 1%

Editing
0%

National Average
$38,000


Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 25%
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