Sr. Editor Salary with Proofreading skills

Senior Editors with Proofreading skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $56K annually, but may range from $40K to $89K per year. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Senior Editors with Proofreading skills (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$39,751 - $85,736
(Median)
$40K
$56K
$86K
MEDIAN: $56,471
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$10.30 - $48.48
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$25
$48
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,751 - $85,736  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,250  
Profit Sharing
$201.68 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
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$39,835 - $89,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$10.70 - $30.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,250  
   
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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$39,835 - $89,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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.


Senior Editors with Proofreading skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $43K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $56K. Senior Editors with Proofreading skills bring in $64K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $70K.

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Experience Affects Sr. Editor with Proofreading skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 5%
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