Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Editor make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$89,355 / yrTotal Pay
$61,562 / yrBase Pay
$27,793 / yrAdditional Pay

$89,355

 / yr
$40K$216K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Editor is $89,355 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $61,562 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 $27,793 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 Editor salary is $61,562. Salaries can range from $39,588 - $215,789. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Editor in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $89,355.

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$89,355 /yr
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$99,308 /yr
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$85,533 /yr
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Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Editor

$133,046

 /yr
Range: $81K - $199K

$81K

$199K

$81,372 - $199,259 Range

Penguin Random House
3.9

$53K

$87K

$52,597 - $87,288 Range

Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Editor

$67,775

 /yr
Range: $45K - $126K

$45K

$126K

$44,670 - $125,787 Range

Business Wire
3.0

$52,187

 /yr
Range: $38K - $64K

$38K

$64K

$38,013 - $63,671 Range

Pearson
3.7

Pearson

Editor

$60,479

 /yr
Range: $42K - $99K

$42K

$99K

$42,066 - $99,349 Range

Condé Nast
3.7

$84,229

 /yr
Range: $50K - $130K

$50K

$130K

$49,892 - $130,467 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

$73,730

 /yr
Range: $44K - $117K

$44K

$117K

$44,047 - $116,882 Range

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Callisto Media
2.9

$87,778

 /yr
Range: $71K - $95K

$71K

$95K

$71,500 - $95,010 Range

Huffington Post
3.8

$70,422

 /yr
Range: $53K - $108K

$53K

$108K

$53,456 - $107,971 Range

Patch
3.5

Patch

Editor

$51,270

 /yr
Range: $42K - $66K

$42K

$66K

$42,384 - $65,987 Range

McGraw Hill
4.0

$66,573

 /yr
Range: $51K - $75K

$51K

$75K

$51,080 - $74,675 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.8

$111,586

 /yr
Range: $43K - $221K

$43K

$221K

$43,128 - $220,665 Range

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
3.4

$56K

$72K

$56,009 - $72,189 Range

Springer Nature
3.7

$68,301

 /yr
Range: $49K - $214K

$49K

$214K

$49,500 - $214,419 Range

Scholastic
3.6

$66,375

 /yr
Range: $41K - $117K

$41K

$117K

$40,858 - $116,882 Range

Vox Media
4.0

Vox Media

Editor

$67,062

 /yr
Range: $50K - $104K

$50K

$104K

$50,299 - $103,514 Range

New York Times
3.9

$117,589

 /yr
Range: $70K - $180K

$70K

$180K

$70,371 - $179,711 Range

Future
3.1

Future

Editor

$64,064

 /yr
Range: $44K - $143K

$44K

$143K

$44,317 - $142,569 Range

S&P Global
4.1

$85,177

 /yr
Range: $48K - $120K

$48K

$120K

$47,571 - $120,000 Range

Meredith Corporation
3.5

$71,534

 /yr
Range: $50K - $153K

$50K

$153K

$50,299 - $153,267 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Editor in United States of America

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$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$28

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Editor with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$13

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Editor/Ghostwriter with 4 to 6 years of experience

$53,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$76,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Managing Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a City Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$68,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Managing Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

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