Editor, Magazine Salary

The average pay for an Editor, Magazine is $49,198 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
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$30,624 - $75,939
$31K
$48K
$76K
MEDIAN: $47,971
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$11.34 - $22.30
$11
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$22
MEDIAN: $15.36
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$0$75K
Salary $30,624 - $75,939
Bonus $900
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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$29,247 - $74,663
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $11.34 - $22.30
Overtime $23.75
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $900
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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$29,247 - $74,663
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Editor, Magazine

A magazine editor helps ensure that issues of their publication meet certain predetermined standards for content, design, and other areas. The magazine editor reads over articles and makes sure that they are engaging and free of grammatical, spelling, or factual errors. Ensuring that photographs are of quality and fit with the magazine image is also part of their job. The magazine editor may direct the designers, helping determine the layout and art of the magazine. Additionally, the editor must make sure that all material adheres to copyright and trademark laws.

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Editor, Magazine 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.

Editor, Magazine Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Editor, Magazine

Pay by Experience for an Editor, Magazine has a positive trend. An entry-level Editor, Magazine with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Editor, Magazine with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Editor, Magazine which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 18 salaries. An Editor, Magazine with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,806

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

Editor, Magazine Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Editor, Magazine?

Editor, Magazine in Falls Church:
"Foresight."
Find out as much as you can about how well your colleagues collaborate. I wish I had known two or three years ago that there would be no -- or very little -- opportunity here for me to work on other projects or collaborate with other departments. Such opportunities give a worker, no matter what his or her job title, to advance professionally and within the organization by developing other skills and obtaining a better understanding of the industry.

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Key Stats for Editor, Magazine

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Editor, Magazine Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

Experienced
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Editor, Magazine Salaries

writing
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 24%