Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Editorial Director is $103,706
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Editorial Directors?
An early career Editorial Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,216 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Editorial Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,070 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 …Read more
What Do Editorial Directors Do?
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.
They must be creative and artistic. They must have leadership and managerial skills. Editorial directors and their staff must use trusted and dependable sources to write feature stories and/or news items. They must …Read more
- 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.