Web Editor Salary

The average pay for a Web Editor is $46,418 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Social Media Optimization is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,715 - $68,705
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,418
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90%

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$9.90 - $31.51
(Median)
$9
$16
$32
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,715 - $68,705  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
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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$27,676 - $69,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 312
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $31.51  
   
Overtime
$15.13 - $43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
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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$27,676 - $69,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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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.

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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

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Experience Affects Web Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%



National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Web Editor Salaries

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 12%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

writing
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 17%