Production Editor Salary

A Production Editor earns an average salary of $46,077 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$34,109 - $62,089
$34K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $45,900
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50%
90%

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$16.25 - $31.79
$16
$19
$32
MEDIAN: $19.03
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50%
90%

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$0$63K
Salary $34,109 - $62,089
Bonus $990 - $9,863
Total Pay (?
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$34,107 - $63,314
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $16.25 - $31.79
Overtime $28.15
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $990 - $9,863
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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$34,107 - $63,314
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Production Editor

Production editors play a key role in the creation of written content for books, magazines, newspapers, or online media. These editors generally oversee work from content-creators through a variety of editing and creation stages from development to final publication, and may also be responsible for bringing together a variety of participants, from writers and copy editors to layout designers and even employees from art/creative departments. For online content-providers, they may also engage in the final input and coding of pieces before posting.

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Production Editor Tasks

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Production Editor


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Popular Skills for Production Editor

Pay by Experience Level for Production Editor

Pay by Experience for a Production Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Production Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 34 salaries. A Production Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,035

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Key Stats for Production Editor

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Production Editor Salaries

▲36%

▲25%

▲7%

National Average
$44,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Production Editor Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$44,000


▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%
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