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Editing rank USA
You can see your own editing rank from the Waze Map Editor (WME) on the top left of the screen. Your rank appears as a series of cones with a number. In the WME when you select a segment, the properties drawer will show you the name of the editor who created and last modified the segment. The number in parenthesis is the rank system scale.
If your rank is lower than what it should be (based on the criteria below), please contact your Regional Coordinator (RC) to have them look into the situation. Moving from rank two to three, and higher, is not automatic and requires RC assistance.
Note that this chart is USA specific. Please refer to the global ranking wiki page here.
|Description||Rank in Cones in WME||Editable Area Radius||Unlocked Waze Mood||Notes|
|Admin, System, or Basemap import||N/A (staff)||N/A||Includes segments which have not been created or edited by an actual user, but exist from the initial data import (called the basemap) will show this information.|
|Area Manager||N/A||N/A||Area Managers (AM) can edit anything within their assigned area except objects locked by higher-level editors. Editors of any Rank can be granted AM rights, however in some countries there may be a minimum requirement before Area Managers are approved. Read the Area Manager section in the Wiki first before applying for an AM.|
|New users||1||1 mile||All users start in this group, unless they are a member of one of the other groups listed|
|Editors with 1K edits or IGN editors||2||2 miles||IGN Map editors are an extension of the Waze Geo-Ops (aka the Map Team)|
|Editors with 25K edits||3||3 miles||Editors with 25K edits. Rank 3 will require a request to, and, review by the RC before approval. Note: Some IGN Map editors may also be rank 3.|
|Editors with 100K edits||4||4 miles||Rank 4 will require a request to, and, review by the RC before approval.|
|Editors with 250K edits||5||4 miles||Rank 5 will require a request to, and, review by the RC before approval.|
|Waze Champs||6||N/A||Waze Champ (Rank 6) will require recommendations, review, and approval by other US Champs before Champ status is given. Note: Although CMs and Champs have countrywide access, the Rank of Champ is greater than that of a CM. The same promotion from Local Champ (LC) to Global Champ (GC) applies.|
|Waze admins||STAFF||Unlimited||Currently only paid Waze employees|