How much does a Freelance Editor make in the United States? The average Freelance Editor salary in the United States is $61,185 as of June 28, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $52,765 and $69,287. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $52,765 10% $45,100 90% $76,665 75% $69,287 $61,185 50%(Median)
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Gannett - McLean , VA
Recruit and manage freelance writers. * Work alongside analytics team to identify high-performing content. * Produce work in the appropriate CMS, with the proper formatting, image selection or ...
DiversityJobs - 6 days ago
Peraton - Fort Belvoir , VA
Oversees the editing of material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications. * Edits manuscripts by reviewing content ...
Peraton - 3 days ago
Astor & Sanders Corp - McLean , VA
Astor & Sanders Corporation, an Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, is seeking a talented Writer/ Editor to develop content and format responses to Federal solicitations for IT services. ...
Glassdoor - 16 days ago
S&P Global - Richmond , VA
Associate Editor - IT Research Grade 9 The Location: Charlottesville or Remote The Team: We are editors who work on syndicated and custom reports and data products created by a worldwide team of ...
Glassdoor - 16 days ago
Hachette Book Group - Washington , VA
The Associate Editor/Editor will be a key contributor to the Center Street imprint of Hachette Nashville, a leading conservative book publishing program that features a range of voices and ...
Glassdoor - 25 days ago
George Mason University - Fairfax , VA
Editor The George Mason University Office of Communications and Marketing seeks a dynamic, organized Editor to join its busy Creative Services operation. George Mason University has a strong ...
ZipRecruiter - 36 days ago

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