$40,188
Avg. Salary
$14.05
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Newspaper Editor is $14.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Newspaper Editor is $40,188 per year.

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$9.91
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$14.05
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$25.36
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MEDIAN $14.05
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$27k
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$83k
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MEDIAN $40,188
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$0$83K
Salary $27,414 - $83,036
Bonus $509
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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$24,820 - $78,044
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 136
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $9.91 - $25.36
Overtime $23.40
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $509
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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$24,820 - $78,044
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

Job Description for Newspaper Editor

  • Develop story or content ideas.
  • Supervise and coordinate work of reporters and other editors.
  • Ensure adherence to a style guide, correct formatting and consistent use of language within a document.
  • Review, rewrite and edit the work of writers.

Common Career Paths for Newspaper Editor


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Newspaper Editors do not often transition into Magazine Editor roles. The role averages $47K per year.

Newspaper Editor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Newspaper Editor


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Newspaper Editors who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Editing, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and QuarkXPress are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include QuarkXPress, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop. For most people, competency in Adobe InDesign indicates knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Newspaper Editor

Pay by Experience for a Newspaper Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Newspaper Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Newspaper Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Newspaper Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 40 salaries. A Newspaper Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 42 salaries.

Newspaper Editor Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Newspaper Editor?

Newspaper Editor in West Bend:
"Ok."
Believe in your abilities and in the product you create.

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Key Stats for Newspaper Editor

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
34%

Experience Affects Newspaper Editor Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$38,000

▼16%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Newspaper Editor Salaries

National Average
$38,000

▼7%



QuarkXPress
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 34%