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How much does a Content Editor make?

Updated May 14, 2021

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$51,663 /yr
Average Base Pay

341 salaries

$36K

Low

$52K

Average

$75K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Content Editor is $51,663 in United States. Filter by location to see Content Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 341 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Content Editor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Editor$57,868 /yr
L3
Senior Editor$81,407 /yr
L4
Lead Editor$65,120 /yr
Career Path

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Gracenote
3.6

Gracenote

Content Editor

$45,738

 /yr
Range: $29K - $51K
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$29K

$51K

$29,110 - $51,419 Range

Vivial
4

Vivial

Content Editor

$42,966

 /yr
Range: $39K - $47K

$39K

$47K

$39,053 - $46,563 Range

Booking.com
3.8

Booking.com

Content Editor

$39,945

 /yr
Range: $36K - $51K

$36K

$51K

$36,147 - $51,398 Range

ProQuest
3.9

ProQuest

Content Editor

$42,699

 /yr
Range: $38K - $48K

$38K

$48K

$38,440 - $48,063 Range

Expedia Group
4

Expedia Group

Content Editor - Hourly Contractor

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $26

$16

$26

$16 - $26 Range

MultiView
3.5

MultiView

Content Editor

$47,006

 /yr
Range: $44K - $66K

$44K

$66K

$43,697 - $66,223 Range

KWSM: a digital marketing agency
3.7

KWSM: a digital marketing agency

Content Editor

$49,652

 /yr
Range: $41K - $52K

$41K

$52K

$40,900 - $51,856 Range

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Expedia Group
4

Expedia Group

Content Editor

$55,021

 /yr
Range: $39K - $61K

$39K

$61K

$38,780 - $60,692 Range

LexisNexis Legal & Professional
4

LexisNexis Legal & Professional

Content Editor

$46,864

 /yr
Range: $43K - $62K

$43K

$62K

$42,674 - $61,563 Range

ESPN
4

ESPN

Content Editor

$55,891

 /yr
Range: $47K - $76K

$47K

$76K

$46,948 - $76,006 Range

Lifeway Christian Resources
4

Lifeway Christian Resources

Content Editor

$58,537

 /yr
Range: $54K - $72K

$54K

$72K

$53,811 - $71,940 Range

Rovi
2.7

Rovi

Content Editor

$44,843

 /yr
Range: $37K - $50K

$37K

$50K

$36,888 - $50,384 Range

Boostability
3.7

Boostability

Content Editor - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $20

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

Tesla Government
4.5

Tesla Government

Content Editor

$56,776

 /yr
Range: $52K - $63K

$52K

$63K

$52,082 - $62,978 Range

EBSCO Information Services
3.7

EBSCO Information Services

Content Editor

$43,869

 /yr
Range: $41K - $48K

$41K

$48K

$41,498 - $48,066 Range

DRC|CTB
2.7

DRC|CTB

Content Editor

$71,934

 /yr
Range: $56K - $110K

$56K

$110K

$56,296 - $110,314 Range

CopyPress
4.7

CopyPress

Content Editor

$38,590

 /yr
Range: $31K - $43K

$31K

$43K

$30,594 - $43,104 Range

Aptara
3.2

Aptara

Content Editor

$69,044

 /yr
Range: $45K - $69K

$45K

$69K

$45,000 - $69,044 Range

Cloud[8]Sixteen
4.4

Cloud[8]Sixteen

Content Editor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $11 - $11

$11

$11

$11 - $11 Range

Pyramid Consulting
4

Pyramid Consulting

Content Editor - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $24 - $28

$24

$28

$24 - $28 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Content Editor salaries

The average salary for a Content Editor is $51,663 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 341 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Content Editor employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Content Editor in United States is $75,127 per year.

The lowest salary for a Content Editor in United States is $35,527 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$15
hourly
An Assignment Editor in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Photoshop Retoucher in the Wausau, WI Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Wausau, WI Area area
Freelance
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$62,084
per year
An Editor in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $62,084 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$57,945
per year
A Newsroom Editor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $57,945 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$63,515
per year
A Digital Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $63,515 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$49,500
per year
A Managing Editor in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $49,500 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$103,297
per year
An Editor/Analyst in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $103,297 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$63,515
per year
An Editor in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $63,515 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Tucson, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$95,000
per year
An Editor in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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