Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Editorial Writer is $57,444
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Editorial Writers?
An early career Editorial Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,179 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Editorial Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,042 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Editorial …Read more
What Do Editorial Writers Do?
Newspapers and other media outlets draw a strong dividing line between news writing - which is generally covered by the bulk of their staff - and editorial. An editorial writer is a writer who outwardly expresses opinions of current events in a wide range of areas, and they are generally expected to write opinionated but factually-based essays. Most successful editorial writers attempt to be provocative and write strongly; the essays they write are not only meant to persuade public opinion, but …Read more