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Sr. Editor Salary with Proofreading skills

Senior Editors with Proofreading skills are often veterans in their line of work, with just below three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $56K annually on average but can range from $39K to $90K per year. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Senior Editors with Proofreading skills — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,574 - $86,219
(Median)
$40K
$56K
$86K
MEDIAN: $56,144
10%
50%
90%

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

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,574 - $86,219  
   
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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$39,330 - $89,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$39,330 - $89,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.


For many Senior Editors with Proofreading skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $42K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $56K. For Senior Editors with Proofreading skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average 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%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

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