Editors rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, editors rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 36% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy editors are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Blogger
3.8
$26k
News anchor
3.7
$67k
Sports writer
3.6
$24k
Journalist
3.4
$37k
Editor
3.4
$53k
Content manager
3.2
$40k
News reporter
3.2
$27k
Translator
3.1
$35k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

Are editors happy with their salary?

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