$46,048
Avg. Salary
$19.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,966

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Production Editor is $19.34 per hour.

The median Production Editor has a base pay of $46,048. Salaries generally range from $35k to $63k. The median bonus is $2,966. Skills that can affect salary include Editing, Proofreading, Project Management.
$16.20
10%
$19.34
50%
$32.00
90%
MEDIAN $19.34
$35k
10%
$46k
50%
$63k
90%
MEDIAN $46,048
$34,944 - $62,875
$35K
$46K
$63K
MEDIAN: $46,048
10%
50%
90%

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$16.20 - $32.00
$16
$19
$32
MEDIAN: $19.34
10%
50%
90%

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$0$64K
Salary $34,944 - $62,875
Bonus $817 - $5,383
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$34,748 - $64,163
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 186
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $16.20 - $32.00
Overtime $25.17 - $36.07
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $817 - $5,383
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$34,748 - $64,163
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

Job Description for Production Editor

Production editors play a key role in the creation of written content for books, magazines, newspapers, or online media. These editors generally oversee work from content-creators through a variety of editing and creation stages from development to final publication, and may also be responsible for bringing together a variety of participants, from writers and copy editors to layout designers and even employees from art/creative departments. For online content-providers, they may also engage in the final input and coding of pieces before posting.

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Production Editor Tasks
  • 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 Production Editor


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Production Editor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Production Editor

Pay by Experience Level for Production Editor

Pay by Experience for a Production Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Production Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 34 salaries. A Production Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

15%

6%

-18%

National Average: $45,428

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

Production Editor Reviews

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

Production Editor in Urbana:
"More expensive than you'd think for being so far from Chicago."
Pros: parking
Cons: the job market is flooded with overqualified candidates because we are a university town. Employers can and do take advantage.

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Key Stats for Production Editor

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Production Editor Salaries

▲32%

▲21%

▲4%

National Average
$45,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Production Editor Salaries

National Average
$45,000

▼2%


▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 6%