2019 Editor Salary Chicago (Updated Daily) | Built In Chicago
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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.

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Editor jobs in Chicago


North Suburbs
2 weeks 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.

Assistant Editor

1 week ago
As assistant digital editor, you’ll be tasked with getting our stories in front of a growing digital audience. In addition to running our social media channels, you’ll also work to bolster out digital brand, engage with our audience, and pitch, write, and edit stories as needed.

Junior Video Editor

3 days ago
PEAK6 is changing the face of investing. We believe that the promises of many financial technology companies have fallen short—too many people are still living paycheck-to-paycheck, not saving enough for retirement, and not benefiting from the historic gains of the stock market. We want to change that. Our mission is to empower a new generation of investors who have been neglected—and even taken advantage of—by existing services. Headquartered in

Page Designer/Editor

6 days 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

Photo Editor Intern

6 days ago
Neighborhoods.com is searching for hard-working, creative, detail-oriented individuals to contribute to our editorial team. Our blog covers homebuying tips, real estate news, and neighborhood profiles.  The Neighborhood.com Photo Editor Intern will be responsible for assisting the ordering, selection, editing, and uploading of photos to accompany our blog content.  Essential Qualifications: Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects at

Medical Content Editor

6 days 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 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 $64,692
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Technical Writer $67,182
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Copywriter $67,219
Min: $49K
Max: $87K
Content Manager $72,545
Min: $45K
Max: $92K
Senior Technical Writer $106,167
Min: $90K
Max: $140K

Chicago Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

eCommerce, Information Technology
Events, Food
Big Data, Fintech

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