Writer/Editor Salaries

Updated 10 Aug 2022
USD 60,969 /yr
Average Base Pay

240 salaries

USD 38K

Low

USD 61K

Average

USD 98K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUSD 3,143RangeUSD 493 - USD 20,053

How much does a Writer/Editor make? The national average salary for a Writer/Editor is $60,969 in United States. Filter by location to see Writer/Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 240 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Writer/Editor employees.

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For Editor

USD 59,531 /yr
Editor
USD 83,042 /yr
Senior Editor
USD 64,569 /yr
Lead Editor
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Assistant Editor

USD 47,549

per year

Copy Editor

USD 50,862

per year

Associate Editor

USD 52,576

per year

Content Writer/Editor

USD 51,912

per year

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Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Writer/Editor

USD 82,324

 /yr
Range: USD 68K - USD 114K

USD 68K

USD 114K

USD 67,663 - USD 114,367 Range

US Forest Service
3.8

US Forest Service

Writer/Editor

USD 62,650

 /yr
Range: USD 59K - USD 93K

USD 59K

USD 93K

USD 58,701 - USD 93,272 Range

JBS International
3.8

JBS International

Writer/Editor

USD 84,634

 /yr
Range: USD 70K - USD 101K

USD 70K

USD 101K

USD 70,316 - USD 100,882 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Writer/Editor

USD 52,406

 /yr
Range: USD 45K - USD 81K

USD 45K

USD 81K

USD 45,253 - USD 80,889 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer/Editor - Hourly Contractor

USD 32

 /hr
Range: USD 31 - USD 32

USD 31

USD 32

USD 31 - USD 32 Range

Smithsonian
4.2

Smithsonian

Writer/Editor

USD 83,677

 /yr
Range: USD 70K - USD 120K

USD 70K

USD 120K

USD 70,475 - USD 120,000 Range

ABC-CLIO
2.3

ABC-CLIO

Writer/Editor

USD 44,814

 /yr
Range: USD 43K - USD 46K

USD 43K

USD 46K

USD 43,231 - USD 46,447 Range

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University of Southern California
4.3

University of Southern California

Writer/Editor - Hourly

USD 31

 /hr
Range: USD 29 - USD 31

USD 29

USD 31

USD 29 - USD 31 Range

The Center for Organizational Excellence
3.9

The Center for Organizational Excellence

Writer/Editor

USD 59,206

 /yr
Range: USD 59K - USD 59K

USD 59K

USD 59K

USD 59,206 - USD 59,342 Range

Boston University
4.3

Boston University

Writer/Editor

USD 58,089

 /yr
Range: USD 58K - USD 59K

USD 58K

USD 59K

USD 58,018 - USD 59,228 Range

University of Iowa
4.3

University of Iowa

Writer/Editor

USD 57,010

 /yr
Range: USD 50K - USD 62K

USD 50K

USD 62K

USD 49,733 - USD 61,720 Range

INTER-PACIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Writer/Editor

USD 53,306

 /yr
Range: USD 47K - USD 56K

USD 47K

USD 56K

USD 46,585 - USD 55,919 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer/Editor

USD 101,120

 /yr
Range: USD 52K - USD 119K

USD 52K

USD 119K

USD 51,974 - USD 118,983 Range

Penn State
4.2

Penn State

Writer/Editor

USD 47,460

 /yr
Range: USD 42K - USD 52K

USD 42K

USD 52K

USD 42,457 - USD 52,268 Range

U.S. Department of Transportation
4.3

U.S. Department of Transportation

Writer/Editor

USD 115,871

 /yr
Range: USD 87K - USD 116K

USD 87K

USD 116K

USD 86,549 - USD 115,871 Range

Herman Miller
3.9

Herman Miller

Writer/Editor
About 

USD 64K -USD 73K

USD 64K

USD 73K

USD 63,829 - USD 73,480 Range

FedWriters
4.9

FedWriters

Writer/Editor
About 

USD 73K -USD 79K

USD 73K

USD 79K

USD 73,012 - USD 78,753 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Writer/Editor
About 

USD 41K -USD 54K

USD 41K

USD 54K

USD 41,321 - USD 53,873 Range

US Department of the Interior
4.0

US Department of the Interior

Writer/Editor
About 

USD 66K -USD 139K

USD 66K

USD 139K

USD 66,416 - USD 138,830 Range

UnitedHealth Group
3.6

UnitedHealth Group

Writer/Editor
About 

USD 78K -USD 117K

USD 78K

USD 117K

USD 78,197 - USD 116,967 Range

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USD 24,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Coordinating Editor with more than 15 years of experience

USD 65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Assignment Editor with 10 to 14 years of experience

USD 72,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Editor with 10 to 14 years of experience

USD 75

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Docu Reality TV Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

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USD 15

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Assignment Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

USD 65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

USD 55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

USD 68,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash BonusUSD 2,500/yr

8 days ago by a Editor with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Writer/Editor salaries

The national average salary for a Writer/Editor is USD 60,969 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Writer/Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 240 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Writer/Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Writer/Editor in United States is USD 97,924 per year.

The lowest salary for a Writer/Editor in United States is USD 37,961 per year.

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