The average salary for a Web Editor is $48,587 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Copywriting, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Technical Writing.

$32,531 - $72,653
$33K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $48,587
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$10.19 - $45.46
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MEDIAN: $19.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,531 - $72,653  
   
Bonus
$253.42 - $5,425  
Profit Sharing
$555  
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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$30,273 - $74,029  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $45.46  
   
Overtime
$43.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$253.42 - $5,425  
   
Profit Sharing
$555  
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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$30,273 - $74,029  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Web Editor

Web editors are responsible for all aspects of creating and maintaining Internet content for an organization's website. They typically manage or work with a team of content developers and writers, but they may edit and develop user generated content depending on the nature of the organization and their website. Web editors work with the writing team to brainstorm content ideas, and they write or assign stories and posts. Then, they review materials to ensure they meet website quality standards and submit it for web posting. On a broader scale, web editors help plan the future development of the website by suggesting changes, developing new topics for content generation, and establishing new methods of content delivery. They may create or acquire video, audio, photographs, apps, and other online content to effectively deliver their organization's message.

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Web Editor Tasks

  • Edit and manage the communication content of websites, including marketing.
  • Work with marketing to ensure content supports corporate goals.
  • Promote content standards and consistency across the website.

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Pay by Experience Level for Web Editor

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,027

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Key Stats for Web Editor

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Web Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%



National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Web Editor Salaries

Copywriting
up arrow 21%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 20%

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

up arrow 2%

Editing
0%

Social Media Optimization
0%

writing
0%

National Average
$48,000


Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Web Analytics
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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