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News Editor Salary

$100,123 (USD)

Average Salary

$48/hr

Average Hourly

$3,654

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a News Editor is $100,123 a year and $48 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a News Editor is between $70,077 and $124,367. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a News 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.
News Editor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 95,750

Estimated population of News Editor jobs: 2,037

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$116,070
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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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...

News Editor Job Listings for United States

News Editor, Gothamist
Oct 1
Athens, United States
WNYC, NY Public Radio
News Editor, Gothamist GothamistNew York City,New York Apply Description New York Public Radio's mission is to make the mind more curious, the heart more open and the soul more joyful through ...
Editor
Dec 4
Leesburg, FL, USA
GateHouse Media
Serve as the editor for news operations overseeing staff at the local level. * Develop and maintain strategies and specific content initiatives to promote audience growth, working with other newsroom ...
Business Editor, News and Resources for Christians in the Marketplace
Dec 5
Washington, DC, USA
The Christian Post
... news and features. Responsibilities * Distribute assignments to Reporters in collaboration with Managing Editors * Review all Business content, reviewing text, images, videos and embedded content
Newpaper Editor
Oct 17
Lamesa, United States
Lamesa Press Reporter
The Lamesa Press-Reporter is looking for an experienced journalist to take over the position of news editor. Responsibilities include personally handling much of the reporting, photography and ...
Editor
Nov 18
Naperville, IL, USA
Catholic Order of Foresters
The Editor oversees the production of Catholic Forester magazine. Identifies and cultivates story ... Identify, develop and write news posts, press releases and other communication pieces for a variety ...

The average pay for a News Editor is $100,123 a year and $48 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a News Editor is between $70,077 and $124,367. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a News 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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News Editor, Gothamist
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Athens, United States
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Dec 4
Leesburg, FL, USA
GateHouse Media
Serve as the editor for news operations overseeing staff at the local level. * Develop and maintain strategies and specific content initiatives to promote audience growth, working with other newsroom ...
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