Average Managing Editor Salary

$64,473
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$42k
MEDIAN
$64k
90%
$100k

The average salary for a Managing Editor is $64,473

Base Salary
$42k - $100k
Bonus
$509 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $5k
Commission
$0 - $51k
Total Pay
$41k - $103k
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What Do Managing Editors Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for Managing Editor

3.7 out of 5
(180)
Highly Satisfied
16Reviews
Based on 180 responses, the job of Managing Editor has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.72 out of 5. On average, Managing Editors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
72.7%
Male
26.7%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 483 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

80%

Dental

70%

Vision

59%

None

20%