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Web Editor Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Web Editor is $46,214 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Web Editor Salary (?
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$30,150 - $69,130
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MEDIAN: $46,214
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Web Editor Salary (?
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$9.86 - $30.29
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,150 - $69,130  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,250  
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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$27,431 - $68,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $30.29  
   
Overtime
$15.17 - $39.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,250  
   
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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$27,431 - $68,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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
  • Promote content standards and consistency across the website.
  • Work with marketing to ensure content supports corporate goals.
  • Edit and manage the communication content of websites, including marketing.

Common Career Paths for Web Editor

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Pay by Experience Level for Web Editor

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Pay Difference By Location

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$45,000
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Experience Affects Web Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 70%
National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Web Editor Salaries

Social Media Marketing
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Web Content Management
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HTML
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Editing
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National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 19%