Magazine Editors

Magazine editors plan the contents of a magazine, assign articles and select photographs and artwork to enhance the message of the articles, and edit, organize, and sometimes rewrite the articles. They make sure that each issue is attractive and readable, and maintains the stylistic integrity of the publication. Approximately 66,780 editors are employed by newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • English
  • Journalism
  • Social Studies
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
  • Writing
Personality Traits
  • Creative
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
Licensure/Certification None