Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Senior Editors come in at around $59K per year on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $8K and $15K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career Senior Editors can bottom out near $40K or peak near $86K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Senior Editors is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Mid-Career Senior Editors survey respondents are women (71 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,123 - $82,771
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $58,540
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50%
90%

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$14.50 - $41.11
(Median)
$14
$24
$41
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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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
$40,123 - $82,771  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
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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$39,978 - $85,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 314
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $41.11  
   
Overtime
$12.55 - $28.97  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
   
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).
)
$39,978 - $85,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Mid-Career Senior Editors that is 18 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Senior Editors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+15 percent) and San Francisco (+6 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Los Angeles Mid-Career Senior Editors earning much less — 28 percent less — than the national average.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Technical Writing
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Editing
up arrow 2%

Proofreading
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Copywriting
up arrow 7%

Web Content Management
up arrow 9%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 9%

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: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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