Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Editor is $49,545
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Editors?
An early career Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,500 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Editor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,976 based on 5 salaries.
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
- 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.