Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salary

Mid-Career Senior Editors can expect to earn an average of $59K per year. Final cash compensation to Mid-Career Senior Editors varies from around $40K to approximately $86K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $8K and $15K, respectively. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Senior Editors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Mid-Career Senior Editors survey respondents are women (71 percent). A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$40,234 - $82,736
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $58,611
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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
$40,234 - $82,736  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
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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$40,090 - $85,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 315
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 - $8,109  
   
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).
)
$40,090 - $85,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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, 17 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Editors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+15 percent) and San Francisco (+11 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Mid-Career Senior Editors in Los Angeles earning a whopping 28 percent below 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 8%

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 67 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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