Editorial Director Salary

An Editorial Director earns an average salary of $91,108 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job.

$59,882 - $135,310
$60K
$96K
$140K
MEDIAN: $95,942
10%
50%
90%

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$18.31 - $59.01
$47
MEDIAN: $47.25
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$0$143K
Salary $59,882 - $135,310
Bonus $1,976 - $25,342
Profit Sharing $7,750
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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$59,391 - $143,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 194
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $47.25
Annual Data $0$143K
Bonus $1,976 - $25,342
Profit Sharing $7,750
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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$59,391 - $143,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Editorial Director

Most of the time, editorial directors work for media and advertising publications. Most of them work for multi-platform publishing companies that include print and online publications. They are responsible for editorial content, voice content, photography, and/or graphics.

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Editorial Director Tasks

  • Develop, lead, and enforce the voice and strategic branding of the organization across all departments.
  • Develop and execute editorial concepts for the long- and short-term.
  • Manage vendor and community relationships.
  • Manage a team of content producers, including assignments and schedules.

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Popular Skills for Editorial Director

Pay by Experience Level for Editorial Director

Pay by Experience for an Editorial Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Editorial Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Editorial Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Editorial Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 98 salaries. An Editorial Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $98,453

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Key Stats for Editorial Director

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
35%

Experience Affects Editorial Director Salaries

▲14%

National Average
$98,000

▼1%

▼11%

▼31%

Skills That Affect Editorial Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲27%

Content Management
▲2%

National Average
$98,000

Strategy
▼4%


▼12%


Web Content Management
▼22%

Copywriting
▼52%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%