Editor with Proofreading Skills in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An Editor with Proofreading skills in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $51,395 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
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$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Editor

Pay by Experience for an Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 12 salaries. An Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%
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