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Publications Editor Salary

The average salary for a Publications Editor is $45,284 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Writing and writing.

$32,207 - $67,685
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$68K
MEDIAN: $45,284
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$11.98 - $30.26
(Median)
$12
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,207 - $67,685  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
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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$29,877 - $66,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $30.26  
   
Overtime
$13.91 - $37.37  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
   
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).
)
$29,877 - $66,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Publications 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 Publications Editor

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

Related Job Salaries

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Experience Affects Publications Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Publications Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 38%

writing
up arrow 28%

Editing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 19%
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