Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Freelance Editor make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$106,779 / yrTotal Pay
$51,124 / yrBase Pay
$55,655 / yrAdditional Pay

$106,779

 / yr
$39K$652K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Freelance Editor is $106,779 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,124 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 $55,655 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.

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$106,779 /yr
Freelance Editor
$105,636 /yr
Senior Editor
$80,025 /yr
Lead Editor
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Some related job titles are Freelance Copy Editor Salaries with median pay of $111,116, Freelance Proofreader Salaries with median pay of $104,722, Copy Editor Salaries with median pay of $95,029, Freelance Copywriter Salaries with median pay of $85,434.

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Cactus Communications
2.3

Cactus Communications

Freelance Editor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $6 - $26

$6

$26

$6 - $26 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Editor - Hourly Contractor

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $78

$15

$78

$15 - $78 Range

Cactus Communications
2.3

Cactus Communications

Freelance Editor - Hourly Contractor

$6

$29

$6 - $29 Range

Research Square Company
2.8

Research Square Company

Freelance Editor - Hourly Contractor

$23

 /hr
Range: $3 - $37

$3

$37

$3 - $37 Range

Cactus Communications
2.3

Cactus Communications

Freelance Editor - Monthly

$1,407

 /mo
Range: $1K - $2K

$1K

$2K

$1,000 - $2,378 Range

Pearson
3.8

Pearson

Freelance Editor - Hourly Contractor

$9

$61

$9 - $61 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Freelance Editor

$54,679

 /yr
Range: $53K - $56K

$53K

$56K

$53,136 - $55,908 Range

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Time Inc.
3.4

Time Inc.

Freelance Editor - Hourly Contractor

$39

 /hr
Range: $36 - $43

$36

$43

$36 - $43 Range

Dotdash
3.9

Dotdash

Freelance Editor - Hourly Contractor

$29

 /hr
Range: $28 - $31

$28

$31

$28 - $31 Range

Scribendi
3.3

Scribendi

Freelance Editor - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $6 - $28

$6

$28

$6 - $28 Range

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$10 -$73

 hourly

$10

$73

$10 - $73 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Editor - Hourly
About 

$8 -$69

 hourly

$8

$69

$8 - $69 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Editor
About 

$48K -$81K

$48K

$81K

$48,471 - $80,688 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Editor - Hourly
About 

$14 -$32

 hourly

$14

$32

$14 - $32 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Editor

$27K

$64K

$27,030 - $64,101 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Editor - Hourly

$21

$56

$21 - $56 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Editor - Monthly

$3K

$4K

$3,003 - $4,426 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Freelance Editor - Hourly
About 

$13 -$55

 hourly

$13

$55

$13 - $55 Range

freelance
4.2

freelance

Freelance Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$19 -$28

 hourly

$19

$28

$19 - $28 Range

Big Ten Network
3.8

Big Ten Network

Freelance Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$27 -$40

 hourly

$27

$40

$27 - $40 Range

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$15

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10 days ago by a Freelance Scientific Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$35

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Freelance Editor and Proofreader with 1 to 3 years of experience

$55

/hrAvg Base Salary

16 days ago by a Freelance Editor with more than 15 years of experience

$1,050

/moAvg Base Salary

32 days ago by a Freelance Editor/Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$1,000

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38 days ago by a Freelance Editor with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Freelance Editor salaries

The national average salary for a Freelance Editor is $53,657 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Freelance Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 16 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Freelance Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Freelance Editor in United States is $85,160 per year.

The lowest salary for a Freelance Editor in United States is $33,808 per year.

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