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Editor salary in United States

How much does an Editor make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $57,307
Low $33,365
High $98,429
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a editor is $57,307 per year in the United States. 767 salaries reported, updated at November 30, 2022

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Top companies for Editors in United States

  1. SM&A
    22 reviews17 salaries reported
    $140,409per year
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Highest paying cities for Editors near United States

  1. Washington, DC
    $80,220 per year
    52 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $78,442 per year
    16 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $75,900 per year
    13 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $71,167 per year
    56 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $68,801 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Burbank, CA
    $59,380 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Boston, MA
    $58,916 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $55,747 per year
    19 salaries reported
  3. Baltimore, MD
    $54,894 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can an Editor earn more?

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Most common benefits for Editors

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 501 ratings

47% of Editors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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