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Publications Editor Salary

The average salary for a Publications Editor is $46,472 per year. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.
$31,833 - $71,547
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,472
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$11.60 - $30.58
(Median)
$12
$17
$31
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,833 - $71,547  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,568  
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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$29,453 - $70,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $30.58  
   
Overtime
$16.48 - $38.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,568  
   
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).
)
$29,453 - $70,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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.

Common Career Paths for Publications Editor


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Pay by Experience Level for Publications Editor

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

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Experience Affects Publications Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Publications Editor Salaries

writing
up arrow 34%

Editing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 21%