Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Copy Chief make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$79,477 / yrTotal Pay
$55,871 / yrBase Pay
$23,606 / yrAdditional Pay

$79,477

 / yr
$27K$262K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Copy Chief is $79,477 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $55,871 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $23,606 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Copy Chief salary is $55,871. Salaries can range from $27,361 - $262,295. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Copy Chief in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $79,477.

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What are some related job titles for Copy Chief?

Some related job titles are Editor Salaries with median pay of $89,214, Editorial Director Salaries with median pay of $129,950, Copy Editor Salaries with median pay of $77,099, Copywriter Salaries with median pay of $73,844.

What are total pay estimates for a Copy Chief at different companies?

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Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Copy Chief

$85,485

 /yr
Range: $64K - $106K

$64K

$106K

$63,734 - $106,188 Range

J. C. Penney
3.4

J. C. Penney

Copy Chief

$69,954

 /yr
Range: $68K - $76K

$68K

$76K

$67,684 - $75,890 Range

Condé Nast
3.7

Condé Nast

Copy Chief

$94,857

 /yr
Range: $58K - $103K

$58K

$103K

$58,441 - $102,927 Range

Bon-Ton Stores
3.5

Bon-Ton Stores

Copy Chief
About 

$46K -$70K

$46K

$70K

$46,132 - $69,691 Range

Law360
3.6

Law360

Copy Chief

$93K

$126K

$93,068 - $126,160 Range

Farm Journal
3.2

$55K

$59K

$54,991 - $58,871 Range

TradeSmith
5.0

TradeSmith

Copy Chief
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$160K -$173K

$160K

$173K

$159,981 - $173,386 Range

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Disney Publishing
3.4

$59K

$63K

$58,558 - $63,229 Range

Wyanoke Group
3.5

Wyanoke Group

Copy Chief
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$69K -$75K

$69K

$75K

$69,440 - $75,037 Range

UC Davis
4.3

$7K

$8K

$7,434 - $8,041 Range

The Record
3.6

The Record

Copy Chief
About 

$50K -$54K

$50K

$54K

$50,126 - $54,199 Range

New York Post
4.0

$110K

$120K

$110,433 - $120,034 Range

Meredith Corporation
3.5
About 

$100K -$110K

$100K

$110K

$100,316 - $109,778 Range

Pure Resourcing Solutions
4.5

$91K

$99K

$90,665 - $99,053 Range

Avadel (TX)

Copy Chief
About 

$59K -$65K

$59K

$65K

$59,191 - $64,890 Range

Belo
3.3

Belo

Copy Chief
About 

$102K -$109K

$102K

$109K

$102,110 - $109,148 Range

Loyola Marymount University
4.6

Loyola Marymount University

Copy Chief - Hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

AAAS
3.8

AAAS

Copy Chief

$84K

$91K

$84,041 - $91,006 Range

Stage Stores
3.2

Stage Stores

Copy Chief
About 

$98K -$106K

$98K

$106K

$97,586 - $105,785 Range

Time Inc.
3.3

$72K

$78K

$72,413 - $77,864 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Copy Chief in United States of America

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$86,059

/yrAvg Base Salary

26 days ago by a Copy Chief with 10 to 14 years of experience

$56,904

/yrAvg Base Salary

45 days ago by a Copy Chief with 10 to 14 years of experience

$115,916

/yrAvg Base Salary

77 days ago by a Copy Chief with more than 15 years of experience

$100,913

/yrAvg Base Salary

90 days ago by a Copy Chief with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$51,747

/yrAvg Base Salary

125 days ago by a Copy Chief with 10 to 14 years of experience

$55,454

/yrAvg Base Salary

151 days ago by a Copy Chief, Copyeditor with 10 to 14 years of experience

$166,998

/yrAvg Base Salary

232 days ago by a Copy Chief with 7 to 9 years of experience

$58,441

/yrAvg Base Salary

248 days ago by a Copy Chief with 10 to 14 years of experience

$71,629

/yrAvg Base Salary

301 days ago by a Copy Chief with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Copy Chief salaries

The national average salary for a Copy Chief is $74,209 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Copy Chief salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 31 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Copy Chief employees.

The highest salary for a Copy Chief in United States is $106,399 per year.

The lowest salary for a Copy Chief in United States is $51,758 per year.

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