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National Editor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$89,372 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a National Editor is $89,372 a year and $43 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a National Editor is between $63,371 and $110,650. 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

  • 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.
National Editor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 96,890

Estimated population of National Editor jobs: 2,622

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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National Editor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Media Editor
Mar 16
Mokena, IL, USA
Eivan's Photo Inc.
Role This is a Photo & Video Editor Position. Be part of a team of creatives is relation to ... Eivan's Photo & Video is a National Wedding Photography & Videography Servicing Company that ...
Label Editor
May 10
Lake County, United States
Horizontal Integration
We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual ...
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Apr 30
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Capital Energy Group
... National Sales Representative, Point of Sale Supervisor, Product Sales Manager, Regional Sales ... auto, editor, hospitality, hvac, pharmaceutical sales, it, collections, Spanish, are buyer ...
Public Relations Coordinator
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Dine|Amic Group
... editors & media contacts, graphic designer, third party partners & more. • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of local + national market dynamics such as forecasted trends, competitive threats, local ...
Media Relations Manager
Mar 6
Chicago, IL, USA
Build and maintain relationships with national, local, and industry reporters * Serve as a ... the editor, "pitch" letters; and white papers · Experience in cultivating and maintaining ...
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