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How Much Does an Online Editor Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$56,000
$38,000
$56,000
$82,000
Online editors in the United States make an average salary of $56,023 per year or $26.93 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $38,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $82,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Hampshire provide the highest online editor salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$62,555
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Where Online Editors Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where online editors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Online Editors Earn In Different Cities?

While an online editor can average a salary of $56,023 per year, or $26.93 per hour, there are many opportunities for online editors to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $75,143 per year. Other high-paying locations include Boston, MA, Washington, DC and Santa Monica, CA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $41,000. The highest paying states for online editors include New York, Hawaii and Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Indiana, North Carolina, and Alabama offer the lowest salaries.
City
Average Salary

New York, NY

Salary Range55k - 102k$75k$75,143

Boston, MA

Salary Range46k - 84k$63k$62,555

Washington, DC

Salary Range45k - 84k$62k$62,029

Santa Monica, CA

Salary Range40k - 79k$56k$56,393

Beverly Hills, CA

Salary Range39k - 79k$56k$56,322

Los Angeles, CA

Salary Range39k - 79k$56k$56,285

Irvine, CA

Salary Range39k - 77k$55k$55,150

Solana Beach, CA

Salary Range38k - 75k$54k$54,136

Plano, TX

Salary Range31k - 60k$44k$43,791
$31k
$102k

High Paying Online Editor Jobs

Which Companies Pay Online Editors The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Entrepreneur and Martha Stewart as they offer the highest salaries for online editors.
Company
Average Salary
Entrepreneur
Salary Range64k - 92k$78k$77,565
Martha Stewart
Salary Range61k - 78k$69k$69,385
Nasty Gal
Salary Range54k - 66k$60k$60,282
$54k
$92k

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    How Experience Affects Online Editor Salaries

    The salary for an online editor can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    Boston, MA
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    $104,350
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    University of Michigan
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    Ann Arbor, MI
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    $41,740
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    Newark, NJ
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    08/31/2019
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    $104,350
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    Pricetrace LLC
    Pricetrace LLC
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    Plano, TX
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    04/18/2017
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    $56,500
    $56,500
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    Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC
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    Boston, MA
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    09/29/2016
    09/29/2016
    $72,600
    $72,600
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    The Center for Public Integrity
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    Washington, DC
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    12/21/2015
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    $70,000
    $70,000
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    Associate Online Editor
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    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    03/06/2015
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    $54,500
    $54,500
    03/06/2015
    Pricetrace LLC
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    Plano, TX
    Plano, TX
    08/26/2014
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    $42,000
    $42,000
    08/26/2014
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    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    08/21/2014
    08/21/2014
    $110,000
    $110,000
    08/21/2014
    Online Editor
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    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    08/21/2014
    08/21/2014
    $110,000
    $110,000
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