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Editor salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Median: $56K
Min: $42K
Max: $74K

How Much Does a Editor Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Editor in Chicago is $56,136. Editor salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Editor employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago

Chicago Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

Agency, Information Technology
Big Data, Fintech

Editor Salary ranges

The most common Editor salary in Chicago is between $40k - $50k.

Average Editor Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Editor make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $66,500 on average.

Editor Salary by gender

Editor Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Editor with 7+ years of experience is $61,167.

Average Content salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Editor $56,136
Min: $42K
Max: $74K
Content Strategist $63,036
Min: $35K
Max: $90K
Content Marketing Manager $64,750
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Technical Writer $67,500
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Copywriter $68,433
Min: $52K
Max: $87K
Content Manager $72,300
Min: $45K
Max: $92K
Senior Technical Writer $106,167
Min: $90K
Max: $140K

Editor jobs in Chicago

Copy Editor 

12 hours ago
In this role, you’ll edit a broad range of materials produced by the Marketing and Research teams. Whether its emails or in-depth research reports, you’ll ensure that our content is clear by guarding the high standards we value through copy editing. This position is based in our Chicago office.  

Page Designer/Editor

3 weeks ago
Overview tronc, home to numerous award-winning publications, is looking to hire Page Designers/Editors to join our newly created team called the Design and Production Studio (DPS), headquartered in Chicago.   The DPS will handle editorial production of the print newspapers for each of our eight daily metros, as well as suburban newspapers and other print products.   Responsibilities for this role will cover a wide range including preparing


North Suburbs
1 week ago
In the role of Editor, you will be expected to carry out key responsibilities and duties centering on drafting and editing peer reviewed articles and blogs for our network of patient education websites, as well as other types of content as needed. In addition, you will be expected to be a persistent and detail oriented professional who excels at research and successfully translates a large quantity of technical information into succinct, engaging writing for our patient audiences.

Lead Editor

1 week ago
We are looking for an enthusiastic Lead Editor to manage onsite publication of blogs, reports and other content. This role requires managing both in-house and freelance writers to produce and publish daily articles, as well as monthly longform pieces. The Lead Editor will assign stories to writers as well as research and write content as well. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in content marketing, journalistic, academic or business writing. He or she will be responsible for using WordPress to publish high-quality content that will contribute to our brand voice and position as an expert, leader and advocate in the socially responsible FinTech sector. This full-time position requires the ability to research financial news and topics, identify, approach and interview subject matter experts, edit others’ work, manage writers and participate in the promotion of this and other content across all our channels and social media platforms. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional writer and content producer. Journalistic, SEO, video and professional social media experiences are pluses. If you want to roll up your sleeves and facilitate the creation of exceptional content, we want to hear from you.

Editor, Growth Content

1 week ago
Help set the vision, strategy, and execution for part of Built In’s community content. Lead the development and growth of existing and new story types. Work with our team of writers to develop stories focused on trends, people and broader topics in the technology industry. Edit news stories and features as they come in as well as assist with writing headlines. Manage the weekly editorial calendar, ensuring that stories are proceeding according to deadlines. Plan and manage daily operations.

Medical Content Editor

3 weeks ago
As a Medical Content Editor, you will work closely with our internal research team to create high-quality and scientifically accurate content necessary for our clients (supply chain, value analysis, pharmacists, and clinicians) to reduce hospital costs and improve the quality of patient care. You will ensure that facts and scientific data have been used correctly and consistently and will probe into problems with logic, organization, and missing information. You will also be responsible for facilitation and execution of work that supports and optimizes the content lifecycle. The successful candidate will be a strong independent contributor with team player mentality. They will share a passion for learning and understanding drug and medical device technology as well as for using evidence-based solutions to transform healthcare.

Editor, Brand Studio (Insider Spotlight)

2 days ago
As an editor, you will co-manage Insider Spotlights, which are part of Built In’s employer branding product offering. Insider Spotlights are in-depth Q&A format articles featuring original photography. The articles are designed to showcase employees working at premium employer companies sharing their authentic experiences working within a company or team culture, speaking to their professional growth journeys, as well as sharing the exciting tech innovations being built by their teams. The Insider Spotlight editor will co-manage editorial production, collaborate with writers to produce high-quality and compelling content, and directly manage a team of Insider Spotlight writers.

Skills that affect Editor salaries in Chicago

B2B content
15% have this skill
15% have this skill
Competitive Content Audit
15% have this skill
Content Strategy
15% have this skill
Ad Copy
10% have this skill
Fact checking
10% have this skill

Recent Editor salaries in Chicago

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A Senior Editor reported a yearly salary of $62,000
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
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A SEO content marketing editor reported a yearly salary of $66,500
7+ Years of Experience
1-10 Employees
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A Editor reported a yearly salary of $55,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
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A Editor reported a yearly salary of $48,000
500+ Employees
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A Editor reported a yearly salary of $57,000
500+ Employees
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A Editor reported a yearly salary of $44,000
201-500 Employees
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A Editor reported a yearly salary of $68,000
500+ Employees
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A Editor reported a yearly salary of $42,000
500+ Employees
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A Editor reported a yearly salary of $53,000
500+ Employees
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A Editor reported a yearly salary of $74,000
500+ Employees
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