Sr. Editor with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Salary

A Sr. Editor with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills earns an average salary of $61,222 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.

$40,292 - $119,231
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$61K
$120K
MEDIAN: $61,222
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$15.01 - $64.56
$15
$27
$65
MEDIAN: $26.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,292 - $119,231  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$39,560 - $120,050  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.01 - $64.56  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$39,560 - $120,050  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Editor

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Editor has a neutral trend. An entry-level Sr. Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Sr. Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 23 salaries. A Sr. Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,222

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Key Stats for Sr. Editor

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Sr. Editor Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$61,000

Late-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 20%