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Editor salary in United States

How much does an Editor make in the United States?

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The average salary for a editor is $54,630 per year in the United States. 814 salaries reported, updated at June 24, 2022.

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Top companies for Editors in United States

  1. Google
    4136 reviews7 salaries reported
    $167,772per year
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Highest paying cities for Editors in United States

  1. Chicago, IL
    $77,333 per year
    18 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $75,038 per year
    47 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $71,499 per year
    16 salaries reported
  1. Burbank, CA
    $68,237 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $66,726 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $64,974 per year
    48 salaries reported
  1. Boston, MA
    $62,693 per year
    16 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $56,537 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Richmond, VA
    $53,274 per year
    5 salaries reported
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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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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