Sr. Editor with Proofreading Skills Salary

Three-fifths of Senior Editors with Proofreading skills are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $41K to $103K per year, and the average comes out to $66K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Female Senior Editors with Proofreading skills make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$40,629 - $97,808
$41K
$66K
$98K
MEDIAN: $65,868
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50%
90%

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$18.38 - $68.51
$18
$29
$69
MEDIAN: $28.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,629 - $97,808  
   
Bonus
$507 - $10,101  
Profit Sharing
$203.47  
Total Pay (?
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$40,891 - $103,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $68.51  
   
Overtime
$34.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$507 - $10,101  
   
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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$40,891 - $103,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Editor

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 29 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 $62,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Sr. Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 53 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 $72,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,947

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Senior Editors with Proofreading skills will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 17 percent. Senior Editors with Proofreading skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Seattle (+6 percent), and Boston (+4 percent). Falling short of the national average by 15 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Austin.

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
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Sr. Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 16%