Managing Editor Salary

The average pay for a Managing Editor is $58,382 per year. A skill in Content Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$38,325 - $94,427
$38K
$60K
$94K
MEDIAN: $59,677
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50%
90%

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$14.50 - $58.58
$15
$24
$59
MEDIAN: $23.50
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$0$98K
Salary $38,325 - $94,427
Bonus $988 - $14,899
Profit Sharing $493.16 - $9,933
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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$37,340 - $98,843
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 626
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $14.50 - $58.58
Overtime $30.13
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $988 - $14,899
Profit Sharing $493.16 - $9,933
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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$37,340 - $98,843
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Managing Editor

Managing editors work primarily in the publication field and are responsible for overseeing publishing from start to finish. This position may require at least seven years of experience and a bachelor's degree in English, writing, or journalism, and these directors are also responsible for overseeing a collective group of writers (professional, freelance, or both) for specific publications such as magazines or newspapers.

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Managing Editor Tasks

  • Initiate and approve story assignments.
  • Work with the executive editor on all aspects of producing the company's print and digital products.
  • Manage creation of all editorial content.
  • Manage beat editors, copy editors and multimedia editors.

Common Career Paths for Managing Editor


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Popular Skills for Managing Editor

Pay by Experience Level for Managing Editor

Pay by Experience for a Managing Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Managing Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 213 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Managing Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 257 salaries. An experienced Managing Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 264 salaries. A Managing Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 114 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,671

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

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Key Stats for Managing Editor

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Managing Editor Salaries

▲24%

▲14%

National Average
$60,000

▼3%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Managing Editor Salaries

Content Management
▲14%


▼0%

National Average
$60,000


▼4%

▼5%








writing
▼12%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%
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