Newspaper Editor Salary

A Newspaper Editor earns an average salary of $39,685 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$25,647 - $73,298
(Median)
$26K
$40K
$73K
MEDIAN: $39,684
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90%

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$10.20 - $25.91
(Median)
$10
$14
$26
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$25,647 - $73,298  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$24,484 - $71,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $25.91  
   
Overtime
$15.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$24,484 - $71,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Newspaper Editor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Newspaper Editor Salaries



National Average
$38,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Newspaper Editor Salaries

National Average
$38,000

QuarkXPress
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 3%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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