How much does a Writer Editor make?

Updated Jul 22, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$58,076 /yr
Average Base Pay

9,246 salaries

$35K

Low

$58K

Average

$97K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Writer Editor is $58,076 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Writer Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9246 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Writer Editor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Editor$58,440 /yr
L3
Senior Editor$81,841 /yr
L4
Lead Editor$63,754 /yr
Career Path

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Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Writer/Editor

$76,243

 /yr
Range: $63K - $106K
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$63K

$106K

$62,665 - $105,919 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Writer/Editor

$48,535

 /yr
Range: $42K - $75K

$42K

$75K

$41,911 - $74,914 Range

Penn State
4.3

Penn State

Writer/Editor

$43,955

 /yr
Range: $39K - $48K

$39K

$48K

$39,321 - $48,408 Range

US Forest Service
3.7

US Forest Service

Writer/Editor

$60,790

 /yr
Range: $55K - $86K

$55K

$86K

$55,255 - $86,382 Range

ABC-CLIO
2.1

ABC-CLIO

Writer/Editor

$41,503

 /yr
Range: $40K - $43K

$40K

$43K

$40,037 - $43,016 Range

The Center for Organizational Excellence
4.3

The Center for Organizational Excellence

Writer/Editor

$54,833

 /yr
Range: $55K - $55K

$55K

$55K

$54,833 - $54,959 Range

INTER-PACIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Writer/Editor

$49,368

 /yr
Range: $43K - $52K

$43K

$52K

$43,144 - $51,789 Range

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US Army
3.9

US Army

Writer/Editor
About 

$45K -$85K

$45K

$85K

$45,094 - $84,748 Range

UnitedHealth Group
3.6

UnitedHealth Group

Writer/Editor
About 

$73K -$108K

$73K

$108K

$72,603 - $107,953 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Writer/Editor
About 

$87K -$133K

$87K

$133K

$87,024 - $132,999 Range

University of Southern California
4.3

University of Southern California

Writer/Editor - Hourly
About 

$27 -$30

 hourly

$27

$30

$27 - $30 Range

Boston University
4.3

Boston University

Writer/Editor
About 

$52K -$56K

$52K

$56K

$52,118 - $55,909 Range

ViacomCBS
3.7

ViacomCBS

Writer/Editor - Contractor
About 

$65K -$115K

$65K

$115K

$64,803 - $114,968 Range

Virginia Tech
4.4

Virginia Tech

Writer/Editor - Hourly
About 

$18 -$21

 hourly

$18

$21

$18 - $21 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer/Editor - Hourly
About 

$22 -$55

 hourly

$22

$55

$22 - $55 Range

University of Iowa
4.4

University of Iowa

Writer/Editor
About 

$51K -$59K

$51K

$59K

$50,614 - $59,390 Range

Georgetown University
4.3

Georgetown University

Writer/Editor
About 

$47K -$51K

$47K

$51K

$46,884 - $51,493 Range

Lawrence Berkeley Lab
4.3

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Writer/Editor
About 

$101K -$133K

$101K

$133K

$101,489 - $132,996 Range

US Department of the Interior
4

$61K

$128K

$61,040 - $128,474 Range

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
4.2

$59K

$114K

$59,293 - $113,880 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Writer Editor salaries

The national average salary for a Writer Editor is $58,076 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Writer Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9246 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Writer Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Writer Editor in United States is $96,662 per year.

The lowest salary for a Writer Editor in United States is $34,892 per year.

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