Sr. Editor with Proofreading Skills Salary

About three in five 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 $102K per year, and the average comes out to $69K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Senior Editors with Proofreading skills making up 72 percent. The majority of Senior Editors with Proofreading skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,732 - $95,939
$41K
$69K
$96K
MEDIAN: $68,503
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50%
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$18.38 - $68.51
$18
$26
$69
MEDIAN: $25.55
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$0$102K
Salary $40,732 - $95,939
Bonus $503 - $10,137
Total Pay (?
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$40,617 - $102,173
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119
Hourly Data $0$68
Hourly Rate $18.38 - $68.51
Overtime $34.48
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $503 - $10,137
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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$40,617 - $102,173
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 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: $68,562

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

For Senior Editors with Proofreading skills, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Senior Editors with Proofreading skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+12 percent) and Los Angeles (+9 percent). Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Austin. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Philadelphia (13 percent lower) and Chicago (2 percent lower).

Key Stats for Sr. Editor

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Sr. Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%
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