The average salary for an Editor in India is ₹390,529.
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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. Many editors work with written content, normally either submitted by staff or freela…Read more
- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Editor
The top respondents for the job title Editor are from the companies Cactus Communications, Oxford University Press and Cactus. Reported salaries are highest at Oxford University Press where the average pay is ₹700,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cactus Communications, earning around ₹350,695. Cactus pays the lowest at around ₹330,000. Crimson Interactive Pvt. Ltd. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹350,000.
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Popular Skills for Editor
Skills in Content Management and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing, Proofreading and Editing.
Pay by Experience Level for Editor
An entry-level Editor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹311,027 based on 95 salaries. An early career Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹349,961 based on 256 salaries. A mid-career Editor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹581,262 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Editor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹762,817 based on 122 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹1,017,365.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Editor in their job title in Delhi, Delhi earn an average of 52.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (38.7% more) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pune, Maharashtra (29.6% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (28.3% less) and New Delhi, Delhi (7.6% less).
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