Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Managing Editor make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$99,521 / yrTotal Pay
$67,823 / yrBase Pay
$31,698 / yrAdditional Pay

$99,521

 / yr
$45K$383K
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The estimated total pay for a Managing Editor is $99,521 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $67,823 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 $31,698 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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$100,004 /yr
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$103,376 /yr
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$78,900 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Managing Editor?

Some related job titles are Assistant Managing Editor Salaries with median pay of $95,048, Editor-In-Chief Salaries with median pay of $79,888, Editorial Salaries with median pay of $89,788, Executive Editor Salaries with median pay of $104,052.

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Taylor & Francis Group
3.9

Taylor & Francis Group

Managing Editor

$49,847

 /yr
Range: $44K - $55K

$44K

$55K

$44,499 - $55,427 Range

Wolters Kluwer
3.8

Wolters Kluwer

Managing Editor

$82,842

 /yr
Range: $50K - $157K

$50K

$157K

$50,117 - $156,544 Range

J&J Editorial
3.3

J&J Editorial

Managing Editor

$38,512

 /yr
Range: $37K - $45K

$37K

$45K

$36,735 - $45,251 Range

Scholastic
3.7

Scholastic

Managing Editor

$95,149

 /yr
Range: $67K - $112K

$67K

$112K

$67,000 - $112,080 Range

American Chemical Society
3.5

$109,791

 /yr
Range: $95K - $116K

$95K

$116K

$95,467 - $115,770 Range

Bonnier Corporation
3.3

Bonnier Corporation

Managing Editor

$44,249

 /yr
Range: $41K - $52K

$41K

$52K

$41,444 - $51,539 Range

Penguin Random House
3.9

Penguin Random House

Managing Editor

$72,241

 /yr
Range: $62K - $109K

$62K

$109K

$61,716 - $108,699 Range

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Clearlink
3.3

Clearlink

Managing Editor

$88,822

 /yr
Range: $82K - $96K

$82K

$96K

$81,976 - $96,064 Range

BNP Media
3.0

BNP Media

Managing Editor

$47,961

 /yr
Range: $42K - $54K

$42K

$54K

$41,560 - $54,056 Range

Yahoo
4.0

Yahoo

Managing Editor

$147,254

 /yr
Range: $92K - $156K

$92K

$156K

$92,031 - $155,982 Range

UBM
3.1

UBM

Managing Editor

$75,988

 /yr
Range: $63K - $116K

$63K

$116K

$62,655 - $116,382 Range

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
3.4

$80,609

 /yr
Range: $73K - $108K

$73K

$108K

$73,467 - $107,567 Range

Wiley
3.9

Wiley

Managing Editor

$73,374

 /yr
Range: $38K - $120K

$38K

$120K

$38,178 - $119,963 Range

Pearson
3.7

Pearson

Managing Editor

$89,302

 /yr
Range: $100 - $148K

$100

$148K

$100 - $148,334 Range

Research Square Company
3.1

$60,630

 /yr
Range: $53K - $64K

$53K

$64K

$53,296 - $63,809 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Managing Editor

$99,084

 /yr
Range: $81K - $171K

$81K

$171K

$80,784 - $171,222 Range

Future
3.1

Future

Managing Editor

$90,000

 /yr
Range: $69K - $113K

$69K

$113K

$69,299 - $112,772 Range

Active Interest Media
3.0

Active Interest Media

Managing Editor

$58,808

 /yr
Range: $49K - $73K

$49K

$73K

$49,010 - $73,215 Range

Bloomberg Industry Group
3.6

$114,922

 /yr
Range: $105K - $147K

$105K

$147K

$105,429 - $147,304 Range

Allen Press
2.8

Allen Press

Managing Editor

$36,338

 /yr
Range: $33K - $49K

$33K

$49K

$32,922 - $49,304 Range

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$25

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

$78,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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$12

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$114,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr

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

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Managing Editor with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Managing Editor salaries

The national average salary for a Managing Editor is $69,265 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Managing Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 974 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Managing Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Managing Editor in United States is $116,179 per year.

The lowest salary for a Managing Editor in United States is $41,295 per year.

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