Editor (United States)

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info SALARY PROFILES
36
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
US$ 56,990
info AVG. NET SALARY
US$ 43,508
  UPDATED: 28 Feb 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 23%

What is average salary for Editor in United States?

Based on our survey (36 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Editor in United States is US$ 56,990. Average NET salary is US$ 43,508. The most frequent GROSS salary is US$ 52,790. The most frequent education is Masters Degree. The most frequent experience are 20+ Years.

City Avg. gross salary Profiles
Washington DC US$ 70,800 05
Los Angeles US$ 60,333 03
New York City US$ 48,000 03
Chicago US$ 59,370 02
San Francisco US$ 56,600 02
Newark US$ 47,000 02
Boston US$ 33,500 02

Salary profiles from individual employees for Editor in United States

Below is the list of 36 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(36/36) PUBLICATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Edit reports, oversee online publication"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(35/36) VIDEO EDITOR


 Posted: 06 Dec 2018

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "wedding video editor"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000

(34/36) EDITORIAL DIRECTOR


 Posted: 12 Oct 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "managing teams, editing, design"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(33/36) EDITOR, PRODUCTION AND RIGHTS MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Sep 2017

      

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "I edit books at an Orthodox Christian publishing house. In addition, I handle rights questions and manage the production schedule (what is published when, who accomplishes what tasks, etc.)."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(32/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 25 Apr 2017

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "editing things after they are shot"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

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(31/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 17 Jan 2017

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "international news editor in NGO"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 98,000

(30/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 24 Oct 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "I edit content for a B2B site where people can buy and sell large quantities of things."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000

(29/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 14 Oct 2016

      

High School, 8-12 years: "I make sure everything is correct and ready to be giving to the public."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 62,000

(28/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 10 May 2016

   

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "video editing broadcast. Formatting shows for air and captioning"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

(27/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 10 May 2016

   

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "video editing broadcast. Formatting shows for air and captioning"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

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(26/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 24 Nov 2015

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Freelance writer, web editor working remotely"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000

(25/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 21 Oct 2015

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Copy Editor, proofreader working with ELearning and literature. Quality assurance editor."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(24/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 14 Aug 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

(23/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 31 Mar 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000

(22/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 24 Mar 2015

      

High School education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(21/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 22 Jan 2015

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "edit and manage publications. edit and manage publications."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(20/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 22 Oct 2014

   

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,000

(19/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 13 Oct 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 52,000

(18/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 17 Sep 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 77,700

(17/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 25 Feb 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

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(16/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 05 Feb 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(15/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 24 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,000

(14/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 24 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,000

(13/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 14 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 49,000

(12/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 28 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 32,000

(11/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 17 Nov 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(10/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 11 Oct 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 37,000

(9/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 30 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(8/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 15 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 36,000

(7/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 12 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

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(6/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 02 Sep 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 67,200

(5/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 19 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,000

(4/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 01 Aug 2011

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000

(3/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 20 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 27,000

(2/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 28 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,740

(1/36) EDITOR


 Posted: 28 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   EDITOR   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
115K US$ 110,000
02
105K US$ 100,000
02
95K US$ 94,000
02
85K US$ 82,500
02
75K US$ 72,566
03
65K US$ 64,733
03
55K US$ 52,790
06
45K US$ 43,666
06
35K US$ 33,000
05
25K US$ 24,600
05

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  SURVEY BY GENDER   EDITOR   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 54,276 17
Female US$ 70,000 08
N/A US$ 51,721 11

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   EDITOR   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Masters Degree US$ 71,060 15
Bachelors Degree US$ 47,516 15
Some College US$ 45,250 04
High School US$ 46,000 02

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   EDITOR   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 77,680 08
12-16 Years US$ 62,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 61,500 08
4-8 Years US$ 39,833 06
2-4 Years US$ 47,000 04
1-2 Years US$ 49,600 07
0-1 Year US$ 40,000 01

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  SURVEY BY AGES   EDITOR   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
63-68 US$ 86,666 03
57-62 US$ 73,666 03
51-56 US$ 50,233 03
45-50 US$ 70,000 01
39-44 US$ 57,000 02
33-38 US$ 66,666 03
27-32 US$ 52,571 07
22-26 US$ 34,500 02
16-21 US$ 30,000 01
N/A US$ 51,721 11

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  SURVEY BY WORK   EDITOR   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 59,082 32
Contract US$ 62,000 01
Self Employed US$ 45,000 01
Part Time US$ 27,000 02

  SURVEY BY CITIES   EDITOR   UNITED STATES

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# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Washington DC Editor US$ 70,800 05
2. Los Angeles Editor US$ 60,333 03
3. Chicago Editor US$ 59,370 02
4. San Francisco Editor US$ 56,600 02
5. New York City Editor US$ 48,000 03
6. Newark Editor US$ 47,000 02
7. Boston Editor US$ 33,500 02

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  SURVEY BY COUNTRIES    EDITOR

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States US$ 56,990 US$ 56,990 36
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom Editor US$ 53,157 GBP 35,506 13
3. Russia Russia Editor US$ 39,765 RUB 1,522,033 07
4. India India Editor US$ 15,383 INR 946,875 08

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