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Makeup Editor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,822 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Makeup Editor is $70,822 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Makeup Editor is between $51,010 and $87,251. 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

  • Plans layout of newspaper edition: receives news copy, photographs, and dummy page layouts marked to indicate columns occupied by advertising.
  • Confers with management and editorial staff members regarding placement of developing news stories.
  • Determines placement of stories based on relative significance, available space, and knowledge of layout principles.
  • Marks layout sheets to indicate position of each story and accompanying photographs.
  • Approves proofs submitted by composing room.
  • May write or revise headlines.
  • May edit copy.
  • May perform related editorial duties as required.
Makeup Editor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 96,890

Estimated population of Makeup Editor jobs: 3,128

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Makeup Editor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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