How much does an Editor make in Chicago, IL? The average Editor salary in Chicago, IL is $74,223 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $64,013 and $84,068. 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 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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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