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Editor Index Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$66,713 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Editor Index is $66,713 a year and $32 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Editor Index is between $48,254 and $82,053. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares indices for books and other publications: reads material to determine which items should be in index.
  • Arranges topical or alphabetical list of index items, according to page or chapter, indicating location of item in text.
  • Classifies items of topical interest, and inserts cross references in index to refer reader to related subjects appearing elsewhere in text.
  • Directs activities of clerical staff engaged in typing index, filing subject-cards, and performing related duties.
  • May prepare related items, such as glossaries, bibliographies, and explanatory footnotes, following literary style of manuscript author.
Editor Index Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 96,890

Estimated population of Editor Index jobs: 4,597

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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