Average Managing Editor Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Managing Editor in United Kingdom is £36,578.
MEDIAN £36,578
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£25k - £56k
£582 - £21k
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£25k - £58k

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Job Description for Managing Editor

Managing Editor Tasks
  • Initiate and approve story assignments.
  • Work with the executive editor on all aspects of producing the company's print and digital products.
  • Manage creation of all editorial content.
  • Manage beat editors, copy editors and multimedia editors.

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Managing Editor
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Operations Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Managing Editor

Skills in People Management and Web Content Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Content Management, Project Management and Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Managing Editor

An early career Managing Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £28,000 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Managing Editor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £36,570 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Managing Editor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,899 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £47,166.

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