Cost of living chart for Editor in Chief jobs in Dallas, TX and New York City, NY
Senior level editorial executives with magazine publishing experience have numerous employment opportunities in the consumer magazine publishing industry.  Here we look at cost of living in Texas vs. New York for the following editorial job titles.

The Formal Job Titles

  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Editor in Chief
  • Editor in Charge or EIC
These jobs have titles that are key to identifying specific editorial opportunities as they denote the autonomy level required and granted to function in these senior most editorial positions.

The consumer magazine industry continues to exhibit exceptional growth in the following subject areas so we will utilize them commencing in April of 2011 because they are forward looking and reflect supported media metrics.

  • Small Business 
  • Personal Finance
  • Investment Guidance
  • Small Business Improvement
  • Inspirational Motivation for Business
  • Home Business Creation
Editorial executives with related experience to the above subject areas are utilized in this cost of living chart based two well desired geographics in the United States based on cost of living and lifestyle. 


A Small Business consumer magazine with print circulation of over 1,000,000 and a strong online presence seeks enhanced markets and brand awareness to increase revenue.  A new Editor in Chief is sought by the publisher. 

In this REAL example the Editor in Chief / Editor in Charge is offered to be located in the Dallas / Ft Worth Texas area, the position offers a very low cost of living, no State taxes and exceptional housing values.  The Dallas are also offer a rich social and cultural environment.  The position pays $100,000 to $120,000 USD as a base to start, plus a bonus.

A new 5 Bedroom / 3.5 bathroom 3,500 sq.ft. house can be obtained for the $170,000 range.  Homes in Texas below  $200,000 as shown below would be well into the millions if in New York City on the Upper East or Upper West Side.

Comparing cost of living in New York City to Dallas for magazine publishing editorial executives:
Dallas / Ft Worth New York City
Price $179,000 $419,000
Details 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 bath, Media Room, Den,
Formal Dining Room, Laundry Room, 
Eat in Kitchen, Sun Room, Pool, Yard & 2 Garages
Studio Apartment - (1) One Room !
Size 3,469 sq.ft. 458sq.ft.
Costs Mortgage & RE Taxes =  $1,027 Mortgage & RE Taxes = $3,235 w/parking
Garage Garage = 2 car garage included. Free Garage = $400 extra per month in building
State Tax No State Tax 3.86% an extra $3,860.00 per year
% of Income About 10% of income About 40% of Income
Funny Facts The closet space is larger than the entire NYC home

Where do some media executives opt to live in Dallas? Lakewood , Uptown , Oak Cliff , Plano , Lower Oak Lawn

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Below is the Editor in Chief job utilized to compare housing and cost of living expenses
Editor in Chief Jobs
Position  Editor In Chief - Editor-in-Chief - Editor in Charge - Managing Editor
Group Consumer Magazine Publishing
Genre(s) Small Business  - Personal Finance - Personal Improvement - 1,000,000+ Circulation
Location Dallas, TX - USA
Summary Magazine publishing jobs for editors and editor in chief jobs in consumer magazines for editors in chiefs seeking magazine publishing jobs for Editor in Chief and Editor in Charge  jobsIconic magazine brand for small business, personal finance and entrepreneurship is seeking an Editor-in-Chief to lead across print and online media platforms. 

With an audience of millions of readers who seek to improve their business acumen the magazine is an inspiration to a loyal audience across print and online media.

We seek a magazine publishing executive with a clear passion to the targeted audience who is capable of playing a strategic role in taking this magazine brand to the next level as a world class leader in this dynamic space. 

  • Set standards to maintain and grow the brand.
  • Assure clear messaging and the consistent quality of magazine and online editorial content.
  • Take ownership of the quality of the brand by executing content and ongoing guidance to a dedicated staff.
  • Set journalistic standards and providing strategic vision.
  • Ensure that editorial content and design meet quality standards and expectations set by senior management in a collaborative manner.
  • Manage editorial staff to produce a monthly newsstand consumer magazine and online content for multiple sites associated with the brand.
  • Collaborate with Publisher to develop editorial calendars for multiple media products and develop on time editorial plans and schedules.
  • Develop and implement an editorial blog and social network / social media plan to drive traffic to the online properties associated with the brand.
  • Determine editorial workflow schedules.
  • Manage creative budget for magazine.
  • Editorial leadership includes creatively identifying market opportunities and voids in content.
  • Ensuring print and online content delivers the desired message to the designated audience
  • Lead all editorial and follow ups with outside authors
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion with maturity
  • A capacity to proactively and reactively function with regard to the magazine competition and adapt accordingly to be the clear industry leader.
  • Manage projects with financial controls adhering to approved budgets and process.
  • Maintain reporting and timeline status schedules for projects.
  • Collaborate with internal marketing and creative personnel
  • Degree in English, Journalism or Communication, advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of (5) years of experience managing an editorial staff for a consumer publication.
  • The management of content development for a consumer oriented website. 
  • Knowledge and demonstrated interest in personal development / business development authors.
  • Excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Proven skills monitoring writers and editors in both print and online media platforms
  • A minimum of (5) years experience working in a upbeat, fast paced, high energy, deadline driven, healthy work environment.
  • Strong budgeting, planning and editorial execution skills. 
  • Experience producing quality work with expedited timelines as required.
  • Self motivated personality, flexible, entrepreneurial, team based, capable of functioning with autonomy
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Base salary to $120,000
  • Generous bonus
  • Complete company paid benefits
  • 401K with company match
  • Complete corporate relocation for you and your family
  • Outstanding work environment
  • Low cost of living, low cost of housing, low taxes and no state taxes
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