Sr. Editor with Proofreading Skills Salary
Senior Editors with Proofreading skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and just under three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $62K per year, but may range from $42K to $97K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Most Senior Editors with Proofreading skills survey respondents are women (72 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Senior Editors with Proofreading skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. During the first five years of their careers, Senior Editors with Proofreading skills see a median income of $57K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $58K. Senior Editors with Proofreading skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $68K. 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 $72K.