A Newspaper Editor earns an average salary of $40,203 per year.
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$27,960 - $83,844
$28K
$40K
$84K
MEDIAN: $40,203
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50%
90%

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$9.76 - $25.29
$9
$14
$25
MEDIAN: $13.71
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$27,960 - $83,844  
   
Bonus
$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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$24,663 - $79,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $25.29  
   
Overtime
$19.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$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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$24,663 - $79,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Newspaper Editor

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

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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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Key Stats for Newspaper Editor

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Newspaper Editor Salaries



National Average
$39,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Newspaper Editor Salaries

National Average
$39,000

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QuarkXPress
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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