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Fashion Writers and Editors

Overview

Fashion writers express, promote, and interpret fashion ideas and facts in written form. Fashion editors perform a wide range of functions, but their primary responsibility is to ensure that text provided by fashion writers is suitable in content, format, and style for the intended audiences. There are approximately 189,840 writers and editors employed in the United States; fashion writers and editors make up a very small percentage of this group.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Artistic

Creative

Curious

Career Ladder
Editor-in-Chief

Managing Editor

Fashion Editor

Fashion Writer

Editorial Assistant

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