Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Senior Editors sits in the ballpark of $64K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Mid-Career Senior Editors are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (66 percent) are women. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$41,017 - $93,032
$41K
$64K
$93K
MEDIAN: $63,820
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50%
90%

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$21.35 - $43.00
$34
MEDIAN: $33.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,017 - $93,032  
   
Bonus
$796 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$976  
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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$41,548 - $96,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$33.74  
   
Overtime
$16.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$796 - $15,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$976  
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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$41,548 - $96,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,335

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Surpassing the national average by 32 percent, Mid-Career Senior Editors in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Senior Editors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+14 percent) and Washington (+8 percent). In Chicago, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers in Seattle and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (15 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Sr. Editor

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
▲24%

▲3%

Web Content Management
▲2%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

Copywriting
▼3%

Proofreading
▼4%

Project Management
▼10%

People Management
▼11%

writing
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 9%