Late-Career Technical Editor Salary

Late-Career Technical Editors take home an average $69K annually. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly more than a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and a strong majority receive dental plans. For the most part, Late-Career Technical Editors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Late-Career Technical Editors make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$45,958 - $98,271
$46K
$69K
$98K
MEDIAN: $68,521
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$20.21 - $101.01
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$41
$100
MEDIAN: $40.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,958 - $98,271  
   
Bonus
$7,500  
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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$44,852 - $116,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.21 - $101.01  
   
Overtime
$40.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$7,500  
   
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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$44,852 - $116,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Key Stats for Technical Editor

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Technical Editor Salaries

Desktop Publishing
▲8%

National Average
$74,000

Editing
▼2%

Technical Writing
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Microsoft Office
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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