ASSOCIATE EDITOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$58,000
$34,000
Min 10%
$58,000
Median 50%
$100,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cengage
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does an associate editor make?
The national average salary for an Associate Editor in the U.S. is $58,979 annually or $28.36 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $100,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $34,000 per year. Most Associate Editor jobs are in Media companies and Hospitality companies. States with the highest Associate Editor salaries include Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Most Associate Editors spend 2.5 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Editor
$53,670

Average Associate Editor Salary By Company

Associate Editors report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Media companies and Hospitality companies have the most job opportunities for Associate Editors. Cengage and ESPN are the highest paying companies. Companies like Amazon and NYP Holding also report very competitive wages for Associate Editors.

Average Associate Editor Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Associate Editor in the United States is $58,979 per year or $28.36 per hour. Working in Washington, DC as an Associate Editor will pay you the highest wages at around $69,445 per year. Not only that, Washington, DC also has an average entry-level salary of $38,000. Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Connecticut are the top 5 highest earning states for Associate Editors. Colorado, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Idaho are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$69,445
2
Arlington, VA
$69,423
3
Baltimore, MD
$69,415
4
New York, NY
$68,762
5
Hoboken, NJ
$68,681

Average Associate Editor Salary By Industry

Wages for Associate Editors can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Internet companies, Professional companies, and Finance companies pay their Associate Editors well. Salaries for Associate Editors in Internet companies average $66,203 annually, while Professional companies and Finance companies pay $60,869 and $59,912, respectively. The types of companies that pay Associate Editors the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $55,047.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$66,203
2
Professional
$60,869
3
Finance
$59,912
4
Media
$57,942
5
Hospitality
$55,047

RECENTLY ADDED Associate Editor SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
The Progressive Magazine
Associate Editor
10/31/2019
$32,000
University of Michigan
Associate Editor
09/26/2019
$38,000
The Getty
Associate Editor
09/18/2019
$56,099
State of Arizona
Associate Editor
08/24/2019
$36,814
American Library Association
Associate Editor
08/18/2019
$52,175
State of Wyoming
Associate Editor
07/09/2019
$44,509
University of California
Associate Editor
06/09/2019
$63,900
Research Foundation Cuny
Associate Editor
06/08/2019
$52,175
Research Foundation Cuny
Associate Editor
06/08/2019
$52,175
Questex, LLC
Associate Editor
03/20/2019
$48,630
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