Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salary

The average Mid-Career Senior Editor can expect to rake in roughly $58K per year. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Senior Editors approaches anywhere from $40K on the lower end to $90K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Though the majority of Mid-Career Senior Editors do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,092 - $86,275
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$86K
MEDIAN: $58,275
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50%
90%

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$14.47 - $49.32
(Median)
$14
$27
$49
MEDIAN: $27.00
10%
50%
90%

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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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,092 - $86,275  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,095  
Profit Sharing
$199.33 - $14,544  
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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$40,281 - $90,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 312
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.47 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$24.70  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,095  
   
Profit Sharing
$199.33 - $14,544  
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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$40,281 - $90,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,940

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Mid-Career Senior Editors will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 19 percent. Mid-Career Senior Editors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+18 percent) and San Francisco (+11 percent). Mid-Career Senior Editors in Los Angeles make 28 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.

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Skills That Affect Sr. Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

National Average
$59,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%

Proofreading
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Copywriting
up arrow 7%

writing
up arrow 7%

Web Content Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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