Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Editor is $54,208
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Editors?
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 $40,624 based on 51 salaries. An early career Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,713 based on 743 salaries. A mid-career Editor with 5-9 …Read more
What Do Editors Do?
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 …Read more