Average Base Pay
35.65% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Editors role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $43,110. A Editors candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $55,180. A person in a mid-career Editors role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $74,160 a year. Editors with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $100,850. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Editors role’s annual salary averages $158,860 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Editors position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $74,160 higher than the national average for Editors positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Editors roles that can advance both internally and with another company.