How much does an Editor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Editor in the United States is $34 as of July 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $30 and $39. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Editor

Editor reviews, edits, and re-writes a variety of documents. Ensures that all documents meet required and accepted format and content standards. Being an Editor evaluates content for clarity, accuracy, and consistency. May coordinate with production team to produce final drafts. Additionally, Editor requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Editor gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be an Editor typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Editor: Copyediting, Style Guide Compliance, Editing, Proofreading

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