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Magazine Editor Salary

$84,809 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$2,553

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Magazine Editor is $84,809 a year and $41 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Magazine Editor is between $60,135 and $105,000. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Magazine Editor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Formulates policy; plans, coordinates, and directs editorial activities; and supervises workers who assist in selecting and preparing material for publication in magazines, trade journals, house organs, and related publications.
  • Determines theme of issue and gathers related material.
  • Writes or assigns staff members or freelance writers to write articles, reports, editorials, reviews, and other material.
  • Reads and evaluates material submitted for publication consideration.
  • Secures graphic material from picture sources and assigns artists and photographers to produce pictures and illustrations.
  • Assigns staff member, or personally interviews individuals and attends gatherings, to obtain items for publication, verify facts, and clarify information.
  • Assigns research and other editorial duties to assistants.
  • To carry out responsibilities at this level requires a four-year degree.
Magazine Editor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 95,750

Estimated population of Magazine Editor jobs: 2,591

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$98,317
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Magazine Editor Job Listings for United States

MAGAZINE EDITOR
Nov 18
THE HONOR SOCIETY OF PHI KAPPA PHI
MAGAZINE EDITOR The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi seeks a creative and innovative editor for its general-interest magazine, Phi Kappa Phi Forum.Candidates must have demonstrated skills in magazine ...
Assistant Editor
Nov 11
Rochester, MN, USA
Rochester Women Magazine
Assistant Editor Rochester Women Magazine is looking for an enthusiastic assistant editor to assist in both the planning and production phases of our bimonthly magazine. Your primary role will be to ...
Digital Editor - Hadassah Magazine
Dec 2
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Hadassah
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America (HWZOA), is looking for a Digital Editor for our Hadassah Magazine team. The Digital Editor will be responsible for managing the digital ...
Managing Editor
Nov 20
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Corp! Magazine
Who we are: Corp! Magazine and corpmagazine.com are the only statewide publications in Michigan ... Seeking a one-of-a-kind Business Publication Editor You're a journalist, editor, top-notch ...
Managing Editor for Sensi Magazine Boston Edition
Nov 7
Boston, MA, USA
Sensi Magazine
Sensi Mag seeks a managing editor to oversee the Boston edition of the monthly magazine. This is a contract part-time position that entails working with our national team while overseeing all the ...

The average pay for a Magazine Editor is $84,809 a year and $41 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Magazine Editor is between $60,135 and $105,000. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Magazine Editor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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MAGAZINE EDITOR
Nov 18
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MAGAZINE EDITOR The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi seeks a creative and innovative editor for its general-interest magazine, Phi Kappa Phi Forum.Candidates must have demonstrated skills in magazine ...
Assistant Editor
Nov 11
Rochester, MN, USA
Rochester Women Magazine
Assistant Editor Rochester Women Magazine is looking for an enthusiastic assistant editor to assist in both the planning and production phases of our bimonthly magazine. Your primary role will be to ...
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