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Publications Editor Salary

How much does a Publications Editor make in Maryland, United States?
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Salary Data for Publications Editor

$89,315 (USD)/yr

$43 (USD)/hr

$2,688 (USD)/yr

$88,166 (USD)/yr

$42 (USD)/hr

$2,688 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Formulates policy; plans, coordinates, and directs editorial activities; and supervises workers who assist in selecting and preparing material for publication in magazines, trade journals, house organs, and related publications. Determines theme of issue and gathers related material. Writes or assigns staff members or freelance writers to write articles, reports, editorials, reviews, and other material. Reads and evaluates material submitted for publication consideration. Secures graphic material from picture sources and assigns artists and photographers to produce pictures and illustrations. Assigns staff member, or personally interviews individuals and attends gatherings, to obtain items for publication, verify facts, and clarify information. Assigns research and other editorial duties to assistants. To carry out responsibilities at this level requires a four-year degree.
The average publications editor salary in Maryland, United States is $89,315 or an equivalent hourly rate of $43. This is 7% higher (+$5,912) than the average publications editor salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,688. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$63,331 (USD)

$110,580 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$103,541 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Publications Editor will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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