EDITOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$53,000
$35,000
Min 10%
$53,000
Median 50%
$81,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
LBI Media Holdings
Highest Paying City
Worcester, MA
Highest Paying State
Maine
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does an editor make?
The national average salary for an Editor in the U.S. is $53,670 annually or $25.8 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $81,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $35,000. Media companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island have the highest paying Editor jobs. Most Editors spend 2.6 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Editor Salary By Company

Editor jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Editors are in Media companies and Professional companies. Editors at LBI Media Holdings Inc. and Microsoft report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Activision Blizzard and Google pay their Editors very well.

Average Editor Salary By Location

Across America, Editors make on average $53,670 annually or $25.8 hourly. Editors make the most in Worcester, MA at about $57,028 per year. The Worcester, MA average entry-level salary for Editors is $30,000. Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island are the states with the highest payscale for Editors. The lowest earning states are Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Idaho.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Worcester, MA
$57,028
2
Washington, DC
$56,354
3
Arlington, VA
$56,350
4
Bethesda, MD
$56,326
5
New York, NY
$55,951

RECENTLY ADDED Editor SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Maryland General Assembly
Editor
09/30/2019
$34,436
U.S. Air Force-Agency Wide
Editor
09/24/2019
$62,973
09/18/2019
$33,392
Randstad
Editor
Atlanta, GA
09/06/2019
$73,045
The Fresno Bee
Editor
Fresno, CA
08/31/2019
$60,000
Randstad
Editor
San Antonio, TX
08/22/2019
$70,749
Sundance Institute
Editor
08/17/2019
$32,870
Reliance Staffing
Editor
Chesapeake, VA
08/14/2019
$22,957
08/04/2019
$85,567
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