Publications Editor Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Publications Editor is $46,501 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.
Publications Editor Salary (?
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$30,908 - $72,686
(Median)
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73K
MEDIAN: $46,501
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Publications Editor Salary (?
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$11.90 - $30.69
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,908 - $72,686  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,919  
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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$29,341 - $71,776  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.90 - $30.69  
   
Overtime
$13.32 - $37.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,919  
   
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).
)
$29,341 - $71,776  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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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Experience Affects Publications Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Publications Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 34%
Editing
0%
National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 20%
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