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Alternate Job Titles: Editor

What is the average annual salary for Editor?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Editor may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Editor in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Editor in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Editor in the United States is $58,561 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Editor in the United Sates are expected to make less than $58,561.

Source: HR Reported data as of March 2015

Median $58,561
  • 10%$45,333
  • 25%$51,637
  • 75%$66,582
  • 90%$73,884

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Job Description for Editor

Writes, edits, proofreads, and copyedits a variety of documents. Plans and prepares stories for dissemination. Ensures that all documents meet established content standards. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area as well as 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. View Editor job description

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Categories:  Printing and Publishing, Public Relations

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

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