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Editor Salary

$12,500 - $19,999
3% of jobs
$20,000 - $27,499
3% of jobs
$27,500 - $34,999
12% of jobs
$37,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$35,000 - $42,499
17% of jobs
$42,500 - $49,999
13% of jobs
The average salary is $52,756 a year
$50,000 - $57,499
15% of jobs
$65,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$57,500 - $64,999
10% of jobs
$65,000 - $72,499
9% of jobs
$72,500 - $79,999
6% of jobs
$80,000 - $87,499
4% of jobs
$87,500 - $95,000
2% of jobs

National Average

$12,500 $52,756/year $95,000
Editor Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$52,756
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$53,479

As of Jul 7, 2020, the average annual pay for an Editor in the United States is $52,756 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $95,000 and as low as $12,500, the majority of Editor salaries currently range between $37,000 (25th percentile) to $65,000 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for an Editor varies modestly (up to $28,000), which suggests there may be fewer opportunities for advancement based on skill level, but increased pay based on location and years of experience is still possible.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Editor job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as an Editor in your area are making on average $53,479 per year or $723 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $52,756. Virginia ranks number 18 out of 50 states nationwide for Editor salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Editor jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Editor Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $37,000 $52,756 $65,000
Monthly Salary $3,083 $4,396 $5,417
Weekly Salary $712 $1,015 $1,250
Hourly Salary $18 $25 $31

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