Sr. Editor Salary with Proofreading skills

The majority of Senior Editors with Proofreading skills — just under three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $40K to $90K per year, and the median is $56K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Senior Editors with Proofreading skills are female. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$39,858 - $86,635

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$13.84 - $41.22

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,858 - $86,635  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,365  
Profit Sharing
$201.68 - $3,052  
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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$39,701 - $90,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.84 - $41.22  
   
Overtime
$10.70 - $30.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.68 - $3,052  
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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$39,701 - $90,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Senior Editors with Proofreading skills. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $43K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $56K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $63K in this role. 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 $69K.

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Experience Affects Sr. Editor with Proofreading skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 6%
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