Web Editor Salary

A Web Editor earns an average salary of $47,616 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$31,929 - $69,629
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $47,615
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$9.98 - $31.45
(Median)
$10
$16
$31
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,929 - $69,629  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$150.00  
Commission
$2,077  
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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$29,225 - $69,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 344
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $31.45  
   
Overtime
$15.17 - $39.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
Commission
$2,077  
Profit Sharing
$150.00  
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).
)
$29,225 - $69,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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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

National Average: $45,745

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Experience Affects Web Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%



National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Web Editor Salaries

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 9%

Technical Writing
up arrow 9%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 3%

Copywriting
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Web Analytics
up arrow 9%

writing
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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