Entry-Level Sr. Editor Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Sr. Editor is $49,920 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,341 - $77,280
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$77K
MEDIAN: $49,920
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$10.30 - $48.48
(Median)
$10
$23
$48
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,341 - $77,280  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,919  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$34,370 - $78,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,919  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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).
)
$34,370 - $78,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,082

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Sr. Editor Advice

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

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.

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Skills That Affect Sr. Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 14%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%

National Average
$51,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Web Content Management
up arrow 9%

Copywriting
up arrow 11%

Proofreading
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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