The average pay for an Editor is £28,039 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in writing is associated with high pay for this job.

£19,574 - £44,502
£20K
£28K
£45K
MEDIAN: £27,758
10%
50%
90%
£8.99 - £25.05
£9
£13
£25
MEDIAN: £13.04
10%
50%
90%
£0£45K
Salary £19,574 - £44,502
Bonus £486 - £6,043
Profit Sharing £491
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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£19,532 - £45,771
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 538
Hourly Data £0£25
Hourly Rate £8.99 - £25.05
Overtime £15.48
Annual Data £0£45K
Bonus £486 - £6,043
Profit Sharing £491
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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£19,532 - £45,771
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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.

Common Career Paths for Editor


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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 ₤25,000 based on 161 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 ₤31,000 based on 106 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤34,000 based on 62 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 ₤38,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £28,069

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Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Editor Salaries

▲36%

▲22%

▲10%

National Average
₤28,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Editor Salaries

writing
▲25%

Video Editing
▲11%

National Average
₤28,000


▼4%

Copywriting
▼4%


▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 69%