Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salary

Mid-Career Senior Editors can expect to earn an average of $58K per year. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Senior Editors approaches anywhere from $40K on the lower end to $90K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,092 - $86,275
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$86K
MEDIAN: $58,275
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50%
90%

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$14.47 - $49.32
(Median)
$14
$27
$49
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,092 - $86,275  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,095  
Profit Sharing
$199.33 - $14,544  
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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$40,281 - $90,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 312
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.47 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$24.70  
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 - $9,095  
   
Profit Sharing
$199.33 - $14,544  
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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$40,281 - $90,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,940

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For Mid-Career Senior Editors, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Editors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+18 percent) and San Francisco (+11 percent). Mid-Career Senior Editors' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Mid-Career Senior Editors in Los Angeles bring in salaries that are 28 percent lower than the national average.

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Skills That Affect Sr. Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

National Average
$59,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%

Proofreading
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Copywriting
up arrow 7%

writing
up arrow 7%

Web Content Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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