Experienced Editor in Chief Salary

The average Experienced Editor in Chief can expect to rake in roughly $81K annually. For the most part, Experienced Editor in Chiefs enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half of Experienced Editor in Chiefs (61 percent) survey participants are women. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$49,681 - $161,488
MEDIAN: $81,727

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Salary $49,681 - $161,488
Bonus $981 - $15,600
Profit Sharing $45,000
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).
$49,674 - $154,563
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,534

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

For Experienced Editor in Chiefs, New York provides a pay rate that is 32 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Editor in Chiefs will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+23 percent).

Key Stats for Editor in Chief


61 %
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Editor in Chief Salaries

Web Content Management

National Average


People Management

Project Management


Technical Writing

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


61 %
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 17%