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Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Senior Editors lies in the neighborhood of $58K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. 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.
$40,042 - $81,525
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $57,802
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$14.07 - $42.28
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National Salary Data

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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,042 - $81,525  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,970  
Profit Sharing
$540 - $2,975  
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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$39,638 - $83,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.07 - $42.28  
   
Overtime
$22.19 - $26.90  
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 - $6,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$540 - $2,975  
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).
)
$39,638 - $83,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Senior Editors, New York provides a pay rate that is 17 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Senior Editors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+9 percent) and San Francisco (+2 percent).

Skills That Affect Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salaries

Editing
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Technical Writing
0%

National Average
$58,000

Proofreading
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Copywriting
up arrow 5%

Web Content Management
up arrow 7%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 7%

writing
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%