Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salary

Mid-Career Senior Editors pull down an average of $59K per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Senior Editors — including $9K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $40K to $87K depending on individual performance. Most Mid-Career Senior Editors survey respondents are women (71 percent). For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$40,284 - $83,363

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$14.63 - $46.00

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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,284 - $83,363  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,800  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $14,899  
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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$39,995 - $86,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 318
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.63 - $46.00  
   
Overtime
$12.55 - $28.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,800  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $14,899  
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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$39,995 - $86,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Senior Editors in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 16 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Editors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+15 percent) and San Francisco (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is Los Angeles, which sits 28 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 2%

Proofreading
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 7%

Web Content Management
up arrow 8%

Copywriting
up arrow 8%

writing
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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