The average salary for an Editor is HK$237,140 per year. A skill in Editing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

HK$121,641 - HK$497,079
HK$120K
HK$260K
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MEDIAN: HK$257,479
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Salary HK$121,641 - HK$497,079
Bonus HK$29,479
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HK$121,641 - HK$497,079
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Currency: HKD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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 Pay By Employer

$0$159K

Self-Employed
14 profiles
$83,200

$60,229

Time Inc.
10 profiles
$76,340

Bloomberg LP
9 profiles
$90,000

Gannett Co Inc
8 profiles
$62,937

$55,387

$35,586

LexisNexis
6 profiles
$48,432

$53,062

$35,000

Editor Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: HK$257,593

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

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Editor Salaries

▲80%

▲35%

National Average
HK$258,000

▼28%

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 33%