AU$61,428
Avg. Salary
AU$30.63
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$4,966

Bonus

AU$1,850

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Editor is AU$30.63 per hour.

The average pay for an Editor is AU$61,428 per year.

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AU$19.93
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AU$30.63
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AU$62.03
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MEDIAN AU$30.63
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AU$43k
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AU$100k
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MEDIAN AU$61,428
AU$43,139 - AU$100,169
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MEDIAN: AU$61,428
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MEDIAN: AU$30.63
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AU$0AU$105K
Salary AU$43,139 - AU$100,169
Bonus AU$485 - AU$12,255
Profit Sharing AU$1,850
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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AU$42,704 - AU$105,082
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 267
Hourly Data AU$0AU$62
Hourly Rate AU$19.93 - AU$62.03
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$105K
Bonus AU$485 - AU$12,255
Profit Sharing AU$1,850
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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AU$42,704 - AU$105,082
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

Job Description for Editor

For presented work in any media, an editor plays a crucial role. They typically work with words to help writers refine their styles and correct grammar and spelling errors. While there are editors in film, broadcasting, news production, and a variety of other media, a standard editor is someone who makes adjustments to material created and prepared by others before offering that content for outside consumption.

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Editor Tasks
  • Proofread, rewrite and edit the work various kinds of authors and writers.
  • Oversee overall production aspects of the work in progress.
  • Review ideas, suggest improvements, verify facts and references and perform other accuracy tasks.

Editor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Editor

Pay by Experience Level for Editor

Pay by Experience for an Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 191 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 111 salaries. An Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$76,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

22%

6%

-3%

-9%

-10%

National Average: AU$62,361

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Editor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Editor?

Editor in Sydney:
"Freedom with limits."
Pros: Editorial freedom, responsibility to make decisions.
Cons: Working partly in an older construct of print.

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Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Editor Salaries

▲22%

▲16%

▲4%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Editor Salaries



▲3%

▼0%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼7%

▼12%

▼27%

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%