EDITORIAL DIRECTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$81,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$81,000
Median 50%
$167,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The New York Times Company
Highest Paying City
Rochester, MN
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.1 years
How much does an editorial director make?
Editorial Directors in America make an average salary of $81,082 per year or $38.98 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $168,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $39,000 per year. Media companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Editorial Directors. Some of the states with the best Editorial Director salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Maine, Minnesota, and Colorado. The typical tenure for an Editorial Director is 4.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Director
$96,473

Average Editorial Director Salary By Company

Editorial Director jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Media companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Editorial Directors. Companies like The New York Times Company or Bloomberg will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like The E.W. Scripps Company and Meredith report highly competitive salaries for Editorial Directors.

Average Editorial Director Salary By Location

Editorial Directors in the United States of America make on average $81,082 a year or $38.98 per hour. The top city when it comes to Editorial Director salaries is Rochester, MN at $136,957 per year. The Rochester, MN average entry-level salary for Editorial Directors is $83,000. Some of the states with the best Editorial Director salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Maine, Minnesota, Colorado, Vermont, and Nebraska. Alabama, Ohio, Louisiana, Georgia, and South Carolina have the lowest reported salaries for Editorial Directors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Rochester, MN
$136,957
2
San Francisco, CA
$131,002
3
Billerica, MA
$126,896
4
Milwaukee, WI
$124,455
5
Austin, TX
$120,705

Average Editorial Director Salary By Industry

The type of industry that an Editorial Director works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Automotive companies, Internet companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Editorial Directors. Salaries for Editorial Directors in Automotive companies average $98,808 annually, while Internet companies and Hospitality companies pay $89,474 and $83,145, respectively. The average salary for Editorial Directors in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $76,616.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Automotive
$98,808
2
Internet
$89,474
3
Hospitality
$83,145
4
Media
$77,531
5
Professional
$76,616

RECENTLY ADDED Editorial Director SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Scribe Media
Editorial Director
10/31/2019
$100,000
Mayo Clinic
Editorial Director
07/23/2019
$208,700
Marketingcrossing.com
Editorial Director
06/10/2019
$110,000