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How much does a Editor make?

Updated May 8, 2021

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$57,388 /yr
Average Base Pay

4,475 salaries

$35K

Low

$57K

Average

$95K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Editor is $57,388 in United States. Filter by location to see Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 4,475 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Editor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Editor$57,388 /yr
L3
Senior Editor$80,726 /yr
L4
Lead Editor$64,660 /yr
Career Path

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Assistant Editor

$45,734

per year

Editing

$51,880

per year

Editorial Assistant

$37,783

per year

Proofreader

$42,360

per year

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Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Editor

$123,894

 /yr
Range: $76K - $170K
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$76K

$170K

$75,812 - $170,354 Range

Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Editor

$62,431

 /yr
Range: $50K - $116K

$50K

$116K

$50,000 - $116,185 Range

Business Wire
3.2

Business Wire

Editor

$48,582

 /yr
Range: $40K - $59K

$40K

$59K

$40,169 - $58,811 Range

Pearson
3.6

Pearson

Editor

$57,173

 /yr
Range: $41K - $86K

$41K

$86K

$41,025 - $86,438 Range

Penguin Random House
3.9

Penguin Random House

Editor

$61,345

 /yr
Range: $55K - $72K

$55K

$72K

$55,229 - $72,185 Range

Huffington Post
3.8

Huffington Post

Editor

$63,160

 /yr
Range: $49K - $90K

$49K

$90K

$49,376 - $90,056 Range

McGraw Hill
3.9

McGraw Hill

Editor

$61,537

 /yr
Range: $49K - $69K

$49K

$69K

$48,504 - $68,975 Range

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Patch
4.1

Patch

Editor

$49,376

 /yr
Range: $42K - $61K

$42K

$61K

$41,979 - $60,950 Range

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
3.4

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Editor

$58,765

 /yr
Range: $49K - $75K

$49K

$75K

$49,447 - $74,982 Range

Sinclair Broadcast Group
3.2

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Editor

$46,150

 /yr
Range: $41K - $60K

$41K

$60K

$41,035 - $59,783 Range

Condé Nast
3.2

Condé Nast

Editor

$77,500

 /yr
Range: $46K - $105K

$46K

$105K

$46,084 - $105,000 Range

Scholastic
3.4

Scholastic

Editor

$61,463

 /yr
Range: $27K - $111K

$27K

$111K

$27,262 - $110,818 Range

Wiley
3.9

Wiley

Editor

$70,454

 /yr
Range: $46K - $98K

$46K

$98K

$45,551 - $98,260 Range

S&P Global
4.1

S&P Global

Editor

$78,866

 /yr
Range: $36K - $136K

$36K

$136K

$36,168 - $135,739 Range

Tribune Media
3.7

Tribune Media

Editor

$45,107

 /yr
Range: $40K - $98K

$40K

$98K

$39,758 - $97,955 Range

AOL
3.8

AOL

Editor

$51,446

 /yr
Range: $40K - $64K

$40K

$64K

$39,501 - $64,499 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Editor

$63,975

 /yr
Range: $30K - $105K

$30K

$105K

$30,164 - $105,335 Range

Oxford University Press
3.3

Oxford University Press

Editor

$55,715

 /yr
Range: $48K - $69K

$48K

$69K

$48,214 - $68,608 Range

Callisto Media
2.6

Callisto Media

Editor

$82,254

 /yr
Range: $60K - $140K

$60K

$140K

$60,000 - $140,000 Range

Prime Publishing
3.3

Prime Publishing

Editor

$44,146

 /yr
Range: $32K - $59K

$32K

$59K

$32,314 - $59,242 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Editor salaries

The average salary for a Editor is $57,388 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 4475 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Editor employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Editor in United States is $95,255 per year.

The lowest salary for a Editor in United States is $34,574 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$175,000
per year
An Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$62,000
per year
An Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $62,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Subtitle Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
An Editor in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
An Editor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Digital Communications Editor in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$80,000
per year
A Visual Editor in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$64,000
per year
An Editor in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $64,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
An Editor in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$180,000
per year
An Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public