Entry-Level Sr. Editor Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Sr. Editor is $57,351 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,848 - $83,966
$40K
$59K
$84K
MEDIAN: $58,947
10%
50%
90%

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$15.77 - $25.21
$23
MEDIAN: $22.80
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$0$86K
Salary $39,848 - $83,966
Bonus $979 - $9,787
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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$38,602 - $86,002
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 101
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $22.80
Overtime $32.00
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $979 - $9,787
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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$38,602 - $86,002
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Sr. Editor Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,240

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

Sr. Editor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sr. Editor in Baltimore:
"Learn multiple skills."
Give your editors and writers strong, concise feedback on every project.

Sr. Editor in Tallahassee:
"Keep up with new media."
The newspaper and assorted mass media are changing as rapidly as the technology that supports it. Be sure to keep up with those changes and maintain a network of friends and associates in the business. The days of the umbrella structure of newspapers that include and incubate talent are coming to an end. In many ways life in the mass media has become much less tolerant of people who don't produce. So be one who does.

Key Stats for Sr. Editor

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
34%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
▲18%

National Average
$59,000

Copywriting
▼2%

Proofreading
▼4%

Web Content Management
▼5%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼6%

Project Management
▼7%

People Management
▼7%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 11%
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