How much does a Acquisitions Editor make?

Updated Sep 15, 2021

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$61,879 /yr
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137 salaries

$40K

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$62K

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$95K

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The national average salary for Acquisitions Editor is $61,879 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Acquisitions Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 137 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Acquisitions Editor employees.

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Arcadia Publishing
3.2

Arcadia Publishing

Acquisitions Editor

$36,990

 /yr
Range: $30K - $46K
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$30K

$46K

$30,154 - $46,037 Range

Pearson
3.6

Pearson

Acquisitions Editor

$88,395

 /yr
Range: $65K - $135K

$65K

$135K

$65,316 - $134,881 Range

Elsevier
3.9

Elsevier

Acquisitions Editor

$68,836

 /yr
Range: $57K - $88K

$57K

$88K

$56,960 - $87,938 Range

SAGE Publishing
3.7

SAGE Publishing

Acquisitions Editor

$74,515

 /yr
Range: $63K - $95K

$63K

$95K

$63,350 - $95,279 Range

Rowman & Littlefield
3.1

Rowman & Littlefield

Acquisitions Editor

$57,727

 /yr
Range: $52K - $66K

$52K

$66K

$52,149 - $65,747 Range

Kendall Hunt Publishing
3.4

Kendall Hunt Publishing

Acquisitions Editor

$61,086

 /yr
Range: $59K - $71K

$59K

$71K

$58,712 - $70,872 Range

Wiley
4

Wiley

Acquisitions Editor

$68,926

 /yr
Range: $65K - $98K

$65K

$98K

$64,613 - $97,829 Range

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Oxford University Press
3.4

Oxford University Press

Acquisitions Editor

$68,540

 /yr
Range: $56K - $130K

$56K

$130K

$56,283 - $130,118 Range

Publications International
2.2

Publications International

Acquisitions Editor

$40,240

 /yr
Range: $35K - $57K

$35K

$57K

$35,061 - $56,634 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Acquisitions Editor

$79,093

 /yr
Range: $74K - $101K

$74K

$101K

$73,911 - $100,657 Range

Wolters Kluwer
3.8

Wolters Kluwer

Acquisitions Editor

$76,427

 /yr
Range: $68K - $85K

$68K

$85K

$67,911 - $85,023 Range

Cengage Group
4

Cengage Group

Acquisitions Editor

$101,031

 /yr
Range: $75K - $118K

$75K

$118K

$74,753 - $117,760 Range

Macmillan Publishers
4

Macmillan Publishers

Acquisitions Editor

$65,929

 /yr
Range: $65K - $101K

$65K

$101K

$64,601 - $100,683 Range

Callisto Media
2.8

Callisto Media

Acquisitions Editor

$79,060

 /yr
Range: $64K - $82K

$64K

$82K

$63,845 - $82,176 Range

Globe Pequot
3

Globe Pequot

Acquisitions Editor

$52,355

 /yr
Range: $41K - $54K

$41K

$54K

$41,110 - $54,083 Range

Sage
4.2

Sage

Acquisitions Editor
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$68K -$74K

$68K

$74K

$67,670 - $74,207 Range

Hachette Book Group
4.1

Hachette Book Group

Acquisitions Editor
About 

$67K -$77K

$67K

$77K

$66,909 - $76,937 Range

Taylor & Francis Group
3.9

Taylor & Francis Group

Acquisitions Editor
About 

$61K -$68K

$61K

$68K

$60,771 - $67,794 Range

Springer Nature
3.6

Springer Nature

Acquisitions Editor
About 

$65K -$93K

$65K

$93K

$65,425 - $92,595 Range

JoVE
3.1

JoVE

Acquisitions Editor
About 

$42K -$55K

$42K

$55K

$42,099 - $54,582 Range

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The national average salary for an Acquisitions Editor is $61,879 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Acquisitions Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 137 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Acquisitions Editor employees.

The highest salary for an Acquisitions Editor in United States is $94,899 per year.

The lowest salary for an Acquisitions Editor in United States is $40,349 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent acquisitions editor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$65,000
per year
A M&A Analyst in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$67,192
per year
An Acquisitions Editor in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $67,192 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$30,000
per year
A Land Acquisition in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A M&A Analyst in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Additional Pay
$100k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
An Acquisition Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,000
per year
An Acquisition Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$115,000
per year
A Land Acquisition in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Additional Pay
$75k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$62,298
per year
An Acquisitions Editor in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $62,298 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Land Acquisition in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Detroit, MI Area area
Intern
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private