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Sr. Editor Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a Sr. Editor in Chicago, Illinois is $57,254 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job.
$38,783 - $78,969
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$79K
MEDIAN: $57,253
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$38,783 - $78,969  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,149 - $80,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Experience Affects Sr. Editor in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$58,000

Skills That Affect Sr. Editor in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

National Average
$58,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 5%

Web Content Management
up arrow 5%

Proofreading
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 2%