Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Editorial Director is $94,018
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 $45,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Editorial Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,835 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Editorial …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.