Editor Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | 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 $55,550. 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

Marketing Tech, Software
Consumer Web, HR Tech

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 $60,750.

Average Content salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Editor $55,550
Min: $42K
Max: $74K
Content Strategist $61,400
Min: $35K
Max: $88K
Content Marketing Manager $62,700
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Technical Writer $67,533
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Copywriter $69,577
Min: $54K
Max: $87K
Content Manager $72,300
Min: $45K
Max: $92K
Senior Technical Writer $99,400
Min: $90K
Max: $115K

Editor jobs in Chicago

Copy Editor

4 days ago
The Grainger Copy Editor provides copy editing for product information text through the company’s various digital and print channels. Working with internal and external copywriters, this individual plays a key role in ensuring all copy meets established standards while also updating standards and guidelines to best serve customers. He or she must ensure the team is presenting necessary information to customers clearly, concisely, and accurately. He or she will also serve as a project manager, working with content management systems to ensure all deadlines and quality standards are met. Additionally, he or she will provide development feedback to copywriters and report quality issues to the Copy Supervisor and Copy Manager. The Copy Editor actively develops and improves processes for content creation.

Editor, Zoro Tools

Northwest Suburbs
2 weeks ago
The editor works directly with a variety of departments (Promotions, Branding/Marketing, Searchandising, Product, etc.) to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all internal and external communications. The editor has extensive experience in every medium Zoro utilizes (email, web, digital, direct mail, etc.) and serves as the subject matter expert for best practice industry information and standards. The editor is directly responsible for making sure all deliverables follow approved brand and style standards, as well as grammar and punctuation rules. In addition, the editor is responsible for creating and reviewing processes in an effort to continuously increase efficiency and accuracy.

Site Editor, QA & Digital Publishing

1 week ago
The site editor reviews all digital content for adherence to Grainger’s publishing guidelines and quality standards. He or she will review content from all publishing and merchandising departments together to ensure that our customer is supported fully; that there is a consistent, knowledgeable voice; and that all pieces of the presentation create a clear, easy-to-navigate experience. When areas of improvement are identified within the Site Editor’s section, he or she will communicate the issues and work with our cross functional partners across MRO Solutions to find solutions to the issues timely fashion to ensure that publishing deadlines are met.

Sr Site Editor, QA & Digital Publishing

1 week ago
The Sr. Site Editor maintains all technical aspects of the weekly Maintenance Project, including running the ticket accounting system and generating publishing reports. He or she manages all technical needs of the team (including macros, templates, and technical support) and updates all systems and reports as workflows and processes (both within and outside the department) change. He or she also assists in onboarding new team members and in training existing team members on new processes and projects, and acts as another resource for site editors’ questions. In addition to the responsibilities mentioned above, the Sr Site Editor also fulfills the responsibilities of the standard Site Editor position.


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.

Photo Editor

4 days ago
The photo editor’s principal duties are to prepare images, graphics, illustrations and other products for publication and syndication across the Tribune Content Agency News Service and other Tribune Content Agency products. Photo editors must possess initiative, creativity, good news judgment, design skills, copy editing skills, attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy...

Medical Content Editor

2 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 (3 month contract)

1 week ago
As a writer (contract), you will be joining our creative team, which is composed of writers, editors, designers, strategists and UX experts collaborating each day to develop high-quality content in support of the tech and startup community. We are looking for someone who is a startup lovin’, analytical, tech-crazy writer with a fresh voice and style. The writer in this position will cover the...

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

Skills that affect Editor salaries in Chicago

Content Strategy
20% have this skill
Digital Marketing
20% have this skill
B2B content
20% have this skill
20% have this skill
Competitive Content Audit
20% have this skill
Ad Copy
10% have this skill

Recent Editor salaries in Chicago

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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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A Editor reported a yearly salary of $48,000
500+ Employees
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