How much does an Editor II make in the United States? The average Editor II salary in the United States is $76,908 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $67,537 and $87,623. Salary ranges 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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Editor II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Editor II Salary $59,005 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Editor II Salary $67,537 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Editor II Salary $76,908 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Editor II Salary $87,623 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Editor II Salary $97,378 US May 28, 2024
25% $67,537 10% $59,005 90% $97,378 75% $87,623 $76,908 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Adobe 2.28%
Advertising 1.58%
Others 92.95%
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Job Description for Editor II

Editor II reviews, edits, and re-writes a variety of documents and/or digital content. Responsible for creating and maintaining accurate and compelling content for written copy and/or websites and other online communications media. Being an Editor II ensures that all content meets required and accepted format and standards. Evaluates content for clarity, accuracy, and consistency. Additionally, Editor II may coordinate with creative team to produce final drafts. Requires a bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. The Editor II occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be an Editor II typically requires 2-4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Editor II

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Editor II, the first career path typically starts with an Editor III position, and then progresses to Editorial Manager.

Additionally, the second career path typically progresses to Photo Editor, Senior.

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Editor II salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Editor II, the highest Editor II salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Editor II salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Editor II salary is in Miami, FL, where the Editor II salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

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
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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