Sr. Editor with Proofreading Skills Salary

Senior Editors with Proofreading skills with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent about three in five of Senior Editors with Proofreading skills. Salaries average out to around $64K annually and spread from $42K to $102K per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Senior Editors with Proofreading skills making up 73 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$41,648 - $97,197
$42K
$64K
$97K
MEDIAN: $64,099
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$19.27 - $66.91
$19
$28
$67
MEDIAN: $27.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,648 - $97,197  
   
Bonus
$515 - $10,033  
Profit Sharing
$203.47  
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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$41,630 - $102,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.27 - $66.91  
   
Overtime
$32.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$515 - $10,033  
   
Profit Sharing
$203.47  
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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$41,630 - $102,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Editor

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


For many Senior Editors with Proofreading skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. During the first five years of their careers, Senior Editors with Proofreading skills see a median income of $56K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $58K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Senior Editors with Proofreading skills make a median salary of $69K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $71K.

Key Stats for Sr. Editor

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Sr. Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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