Publications Editor Salary

The average salary for a Publications Editor is $45,668 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,973 - $87,376
$33K
$45K
$87K
MEDIAN: $44,725
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50%
90%

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$10.36 - $44.16
$10
$17
$44
MEDIAN: $17.29
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$0$89K
Salary $32,973 - $87,376
Bonus $3,000
Total Pay (?
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$30,357 - $89,052
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $10.36 - $44.16
Overtime $25.50
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $3,000
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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$30,357 - $89,052
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Publications Editor

A publications editor is responsible for overseeing the style and content of what are typically hard-copy, physically-distributed journals and periodicals. Typically, such publications have a masthead or mission statement which sets the aim and purpose of the periodical or journal, and the editor helps adjust assignments, submissions, and layouts to ensure that finished products adhere closely to the unified style and aims of the publication.

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Publications 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 Publications Editor


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Pay by Experience Level for Publications Editor

Pay by Experience for a Publications Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Publications Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Publications Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Publications Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 15 salaries. A Publications Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 19 salaries.

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Key Stats for Publications Editor

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Publications Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$44,000

▼4%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Skills That Affect Publications Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
▲14%

Proofreading
▲1%

National Average
$44,000

▼2%

writing
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 23%
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