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Alternate Job Titles: Managing Editor

What is the average annual salary for Managing Editor?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Managing 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 Managing Editor in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Managing Editor in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Managing Editor in the United States is $86,865 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Managing Editor in the United Sates are expected to make less than $86,865.

Source: HR Reported data as of November 2014

Median $86,865
  • 10%$63,685
  • 25%$74,732
  • 75%$102,739
  • 90%$117,191

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Job Description for Managing Editor

Oversees the design and content of several publications. Manages a group of writers, freelancers, and research assistants. Reviews all assignments before publication to ensure material is accurate. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 7 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a director. View Managing Editor job description

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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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