The average salary for a Production Editor in United Kingdom is £24,309.
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Job Description for Production Editor
Production editors play a key role in the creation of written content for books, magazines, newspapers, or online media. These editors generally oversee work from content-creators through a variety of editing and creation stages from development to final publication, and may also be responsible for bringing together a variety of participants, from writers and copy editors to layout designers and even employees from art/creative departments. For online content-providers, they may also engage in t…Read more
Production Editor Tasks
- Develop story or content ideas.
- Supervise and coordinate work of reporters and other editors.
- Ensure adherence to a style guide, correct formatting and consistent use of language within a document.
- Review, rewrite and edit the work of writers.
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Popular Skills for Production Editor
Skills in Editing, Proofreading and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Editor
An entry-level Production Editor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,874 based on 16 salaries. An early career Production Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,303 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Production Editor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,548 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Production Editor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £26,015 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £35,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Production Editor in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (7.6% less) and Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (1.9% less).
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