How much does an Editor make in the United States? The average Editor salary in the United States is $71,350 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $61,529 and $80,800. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $61,529 10% $52,588 90% $89,404 75% $80,800 $71,350 50%(Median)
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Sanford Federal - Alexandria, VA

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Sanford Federal - Alexandria, VA

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
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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, Editing, Style Guide Compliance, Proofreading

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