Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Production Editor is $48,463
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Production Editors?
An entry-level Production Editor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,337 based on 5 salaries. An early career Production Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,866 based on 74 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Production Editors Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.