Mid-Career Senior Editors take home an average $62K per year. Mid-Career Senior Editors survey participants are largely women, dominating at 63 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Senior Editors is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$41,187 - $90,618
$41K
$62K
$91K
MEDIAN: $61,823
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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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,187 - $90,618  
   
Bonus
$807 - $10,229  
Profit Sharing
$989  
Total Pay (?
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$41,699 - $94,027  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$33.74  
   
Overtime
$28.00  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$807 - $10,229  
   
Profit Sharing
$989  
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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$41,699 - $94,027  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,908

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For Mid-Career Senior Editors, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Editors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent) and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Falling short of the national average by 14 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Chicago.

Key Stats for Sr. Editor

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
069
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
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Web Content Management
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Writing Procedures & Documentation
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National Average
$63,000

Copywriting
up arrow 2%

Proofreading
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 10%

People Management
up arrow 11%

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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