An Editor in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$56,417 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$39,800 - AU$85,971
AU$40K
AU$56K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$56,417
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.00 - AU$61.04
AU$17
AU$30
AU$61
MEDIAN: AU$30.00
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$96K
Salary AU$39,800 - AU$85,971
Bonus AU$5,000
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$39,102 - AU$96,421
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data AU$0AU$61
Hourly Rate AU$17.00 - AU$61.04
Overtime AU$22.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$96K
Bonus AU$5,000
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$39,102 - AU$96,421
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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.

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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$50,000 based on 45 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$64,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 21 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$57,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Editor Salaries

▲12%

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Editor Salaries


▲5%

National Average
AU$57,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%