Editors

(NOC 5122)
+7.3%
 

What do Editors do?

Editors review, evaluate and edit manuscripts, articles, news reports and other material for publication, broadcast or interactive media and co-ordinate the activities of writers, journalists and other staff.

How to become: Editors

You usually need a bachelor's degree in English, French, journalism or a related field.

You usually need several years' experience in journalism, writing, publishing or a related field and may require membership in the Editors Association of Canada.

With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a supervisor or manager, such as editor-in-chief or managing editor.

Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 20 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Editors

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
English Literature (B.A.) Bachelor
English Literature (B.A.) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
English Language and Literature Bachelor; Honours
English Language and Literature Bachelor
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
General Arts and Science - English for Academic Purposes Certificate
Journalism Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Contemporary Journalism Post-diploma
Journalism Diploma; Advanced
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Tyndale University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
English Bachelor; Honours
English Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Editors make?

Low:
$38,480
Average:
$59,010
High:
$89,606

Job openings for Editors

Job Seekers:
18,400
Job Openings:
15,700