The average pay for an Editor In Chief is C$26.50 per hour.
The average pay for an Editor In Chief is C$63,895 per year.
|Salary||C$22,802 - C$90,622|
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|C$22,223 - C$102,556|
Job Description for Editor in Chief
Though the publishing industry has expanded beyond printed publications, one thing that has not changed is that the final say on published words and images typically belongs to the editor in chief. The editor in chief typically supervises the editorial staff, who organize and refine the work produced by writers, graphic designers, web designers, and other content creators. The editors assemble all of the content into a proposed final format, and the editor in chief examines their submission to ensure that the content is accurate, original, visually stimulating, readable, and engaging. The editor in chief may also contribute content, and they regularly consult with editors throughout the editorial process. They are also responsible for addressing complaints raised by readers and issuing corrections. Editors in chief typically work full time in an office setting. Work hours may be inconsistent and long, especially when deadlines are near.Read More...
Most employers require applicants to have a bachelor's degree in journalism, English, communications, or a related field, though the most important requirement is professional experience. Previous experience in an editorial environment is necessary, and many editors in chief begin their careers as journalists, writers, or some other form of content creator. The editor in chief position also requires excellent attention to detail and an understanding of what makes a publication appealing to readers. The editor in chief also must have the capacity to communicate effectively with the various members of the editing and content creation teams to ensure a final product that is coherent and consistent. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Set and decide editorial policy and article placement.
- Represent the publication.
- Edit content.
- Manage staff and department budget.
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