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Sr. Editor Salary with Proofreading skills

The majority of Senior Editors with Proofreading skills — over one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $39K to $90K per year, and the median is $56K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. The vast majority of Senior Editors with Proofreading skills (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,613 - $86,059
(Median)
$40K
$56K
$86K
MEDIAN: $56,036
10%
50%
90%

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$10.30 - $48.48
(Median)
$10
$25
$48
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,613 - $86,059  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,329  
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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$39,394 - $89,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$10.70 - $30.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,329  
   
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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$39,394 - $89,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Editor with Proofreading skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. The average beginner in this position makes around $42K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $56K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Senior Editors with Proofreading skills make a median salary of $65K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $70K.

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Experience Affects Sr. Editor with Proofreading skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 5%
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