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Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Senior Editors come in at around $58K annually on average. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Senior Editors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Female Mid-Career Senior Editors make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,631 - $82,353
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$82K
MEDIAN: $58,488
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$12.14 - $39.90
(Median)
$12
$20
$40
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,631 - $82,353  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
Profit Sharing
$550 - $3,000  
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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$40,248 - $84,481  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 314
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $39.90  
   
Overtime
$21.41 - $29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
   
Profit Sharing
$550 - $3,000  
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).
)
$40,248 - $84,481  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Senior Editors, 15 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Editors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+11 percent) and San Francisco (+7 percent).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salaries

Editing
0%

National Average
$59,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Proofreading
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Web Content Management
up arrow 8%

Copywriting
up arrow 8%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 10%

writing
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%