Editor in Chief Salary in the United States

How much does an Editor in Chief make in the United States? The average Editor in Chief salary in the United States is $83,699 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $77,421 and $90,809. 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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$77,421 to $90,809
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Triplebyte - San Francisco , CA
Triplebyte is hiring an Editor-in-Chief to transform our blog into a destination for compelling stories that are rooted in data, yet fun to read. We want to publish original, analytical long-form ...
Jobble, Inc. - 4 days ago
Protocol Media -
We're hiring an investigations editor , preferably based in San Francisco. The ideal candidate will have significant experience producing, directing, and/or editing high-impact investigative stories
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
Pioneer Utility Resources - Portland , OR
ASSOCIATE EDITOR / Pioneer Utility Resources Is print dead? Is innovation an afterthought ... Are the economic walls crashing in? Not at Pioneer, a thriving communications cooperative in ...
Jobble, Inc. - 5 days ago
SagaCity Media - Seattle , WA
... in chief and SagaCity Media's VP of digital ops to implement our long-term digital vision Helpful Qualifications: · 1-3 years relevant experience, particularly in journalism · An engaging social ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Fuel Talent - Seattle , WA
This role ensures the office of the CEO runs effectively and efficiently, collaboratively ... and editing skills, in addition to being able to stay calm under pressure and uphold the highest ...
Jobble, Inc. - 5 days ago
Gilead - United States - California - Foster City ,
Actively maintain the CFO's daily calendar to anticipate scheduling issues, manage changes and ... and editing skills of technical documents * High school diploma; AA/BA preferred For jobs in the ...
myGwork - 6 days ago
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Average Total Cash Compensation

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Editor in Chief in the United States. The base salary for Editor in Chief ranges from $77,421 to $90,809 with the average base salary of $83,699. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $80,548 to $96,050 with the average total cash compensation of $87,399.

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