Writer/Editor Salaries

9,425 SalariesUpdated Aug 6, 2020

Average Base Pay
$52,107 / yr
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The national average salary for a Writer/Editor is $52,107 in United States. Filter by location to see Writer/Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 9,425 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Writer/Editor employees.

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Writer/Editor - Hourly

Takuyo Corp

$19/hr

Range: $18 - $20

6 salaries

$19/hr
$18$20

Writer/Editor

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

$96,422/yr

Range: $60K - $106K

4 salaries

$96,422/yr
$60K$106K

Writer/Editor - Hourly

U.S. Frontline News

$18/hr

Range: $18 - $24

4 salaries

$18/hr
$18$24

Writer/Editor

Japan Publicity

$39,934/yr

Range: $39K - $49K

4 salaries

$39,934/yr
$39K$49K

Writer/Editor

Penn State University

$42,315/yr

Range: $38K - $47K

3 salaries

$42,315/yr
$38K$47K

Writer/Editor

Boston University

$51,792/yr

Range: $52K - $56K

3 salaries

$51,792/yr
$52K$56K

Writer/Editor

Self

$45,886/yr

Range: $40K - $72K

3 salaries

$45,886/yr
$40K$72K

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Writer/Editor

The Center for Organizational Excellence

$52,788/yr

Range: $53K - $53K

3 salaries

$52,788/yr
$53K$53K

Writer/Editor

Lighthouse Career Encourage USA

$37,323/yr

Range: $37K - $42K

3 salaries

$37,323/yr
$37K$42K

Writer/Editor

US Army

$61,401/yr

Range: $43K - $81K

2 salaries

About
$43K - $81K
$43K$81K

Writer/Editor

Boeing

$106,842/yr

Range: $99K - $113K

2 salaries

About
$99K - $113K
$99K$113K

Writer/Editor

UnitedHealth Group

$86,643/yr

Range: $70K - $104K

2 salaries

About
$70K - $104K
$70K$104K

Writer/Editor

Bloomberg L.P.

$104,463/yr

Range: $84K - $126K

2 salaries

About
$84K - $126K
$84K$126K

Writer/Editor

University of Southern California

$51,304/yr

Range: $43K - $59K

2 salaries

About
$43K - $59K
$43K$59K

Writer/Editor

US Department of Defense

$95,017/yr

Range: $82K - $108K

2 salaries

About
$82K - $108K
$82K$108K

Writer/Editor - Contractor

ViacomCBS

$85,698/yr

Range: $63K - $110K

2 salaries

About
$63K - $110K
$63K$110K

Writer/Editor - Hourly

Virginia Tech

$18/hr

Range: $17 - $20

2 salaries

About
$17 - $20hourly
$17$20

Writer/Editor

University of Iowa

$52,930/yr

Range: $48K - $57K

2 salaries

About
$48K - $57K
$48K$57K

Writer/Editor

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

$111,704/yr

Range: $97K - $126K

2 salaries

About
$97K - $126K
$97K$126K

Writer/Editor

U.S. Department of State

$77,145/yr

Range: $67K - $88K

2 salaries

About
$67K - $88K
$67K$88K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$55,924
per year
An Academic Editor in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $55,924 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
An Editor in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Government
$55,000
per year
A Content Editor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$35,000
per year
A Content Editor in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$33,395
per year
An Editor in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $33,395 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$72,005
per year
An Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $72,005 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$84,000
per year
An Editor in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $84,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$50,000
per year
An Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
An Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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