Average Hourly Rate for Lee Enterprises Inc Employees

Lee Enterprises Inc is a newspaper firm headquartered in Davenport, Iowa that hires for Lead Web Developer positions, Copy Editor roles, and more. Lee Enterprises Inc workers report earning an average of $15.34 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $23.37. The most important factor affecting pay for Lee Enterprises Inc employees is your city, though what you do at the company and how long you've been working play a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Lee Enterprises Inc Hourly Rate


Web Developer
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Lead Web Developer
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Photographer, News
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
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About This Company

Davenport, Iowa 52801


Newspaper, Media

Source: Freebase


Residents of the company's headquarter city of Davenport, Iowa pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $18.50 per hour; other top-paying cities include Carbondale, Ill. (approximately $15.50) and La Crosse, Wisc. (around $13.61). Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $21.75 per hour) in Arizona.


Copy Editors are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing $21.25 per hour; Lead Web Developers are next on the list, bringing in close to $17.99 per hour.

Years of Experience

Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Lee Enterprises Inc employees (50 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $14.00 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); Lee Enterprises Inc awards around $19.25 to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Proofreading among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $21.25 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Editing; about a fifth deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Adobe Photoshop, Customer Service, and MySQL.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one-half of respondents receiving paid vacation and a quarter of workers receiving paid sick days. Most respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of employees also include dental insurance. Perks also include a casual working environment, life insurance, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for Lee Enterprises Inc


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50 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $17
Hourly Rate
$15 - $23

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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