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Managing Editor Salary

$100,138 (USD)

Average Salary

$48/hr

Average Hourly

$3,655

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Managing Editor is $100,138 a year and $48 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Managing Editor is between $70,088 and $124,387. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Managing 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:
  • Directs operation and devises editorial policy of newspaper.
  • Confers with editorial policy committee and heads of production, advertising, and circulation departments to develop editorial and operating procedures and negotiate decisions affecting publication.
  • Appoints editorial heads and supervises work of their departments in accordance with newspaper policy.
  • Writes leading or policy editorials or notifies editorial department head of position to be taken on specific public issues.
  • Oversees the editorial department heads.
Managing Editor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 95,750

Estimated population of Managing Editor jobs: 2,037

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$116,088
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...

Managing Editor Job Listings for United States

Associate Editor
Dec 6
Seattle, WA, USA
SagaCity Media
... manages fact-checking; copyedits and proofreads stories. • Manages ongoing digital content and ... Editor" in the subject line. At this time, we are not able to pay for relocation. No phone calls ...
Editor (webcasts & podcasts)
Nov 21
Bothell, WA, USA
Corum Group
Editor (webcasts & podcasts) Corum Group, the global leader in technology M&A is looking for a hard ... Coordinate / manage all involved parties (guest speakers, designers, outside writers, etc) via ...
Editor
Nov 27
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Fitch Solutions
Knowledge of desktop and editing processes ... Experience with project management, along with ability to work independently and as part of a ...
Senior Editor, External Publishing, Corporate Relations
Oct 16
United States of America, California, South San Francisco, United States
Roche
​The Senior Editor, External Publishing is a key position on the External Communications Team and ... Manage the publishing editorial calendar and ensure appropriate cadence of new content * Ensure ...
Assistant Editor, TV/Movies
Oct 17
San Francisco, CA, USA
Common Sense Media
Other responsibilities may include updating older reviews, contributing to curated lists, and managing freelance writers. WHAT YOU'LL DO: * Support the senior editor, television, and senior editor ...

The average pay for a Managing Editor is $100,138 a year and $48 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Managing Editor is between $70,088 and $124,387. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Managing 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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Associate Editor
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Seattle, WA, USA
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... manages fact-checking; copyedits and proofreads stories. • Manages ongoing digital content and ... Editor" in the subject line. At this time, we are not able to pay for relocation. No phone calls ...
Editor (webcasts & podcasts)
Nov 21
Bothell, WA, USA
Corum Group
Editor (webcasts & podcasts) Corum Group, the global leader in technology M&A is looking for a hard ... Coordinate / manage all involved parties (guest speakers, designers, outside writers, etc) via ...
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