Web Editor Salary

The average salary for a Web Editor is $48,861 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,539 - $72,587
$35K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,368
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50%
90%

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$10.54 - $38.78
$11
$19
$39
MEDIAN: $19.37
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,539 - $72,587  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $5,500  
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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$31,627 - $72,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.54 - $38.78  
   
Overtime
$43.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$400.00 - $5,500  
   
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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$31,627 - $72,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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

Pay by Experience for a Web Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Web Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Web Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Web Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 28 salaries. A Web Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,912

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Key Stats for Web Editor

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Web Editor Salaries

▲66%

▲12%

▲8%

National Average
$49,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Web Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
▲12%

Copywriting
▲7%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▲2%

▼0%

Social Media Optimization
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Editing
▼1%

writing
▼1%


Social Media Marketing
▼4%

Web Analytics
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 12%
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