Sr. Editor with Proofreading Skills Salary

Senior Editors with Proofreading skills are often veterans in their line of work, with close to three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $68K per year on average but can range from $41K to $99K per year. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Senior Editors with Proofreading skills make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$42,015 - $97,465
$42K
$67K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,146
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$18.12 - $69.53
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$23
$70
MEDIAN: $23.28
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$0$103K
Salary $42,015 - $97,465
Bonus $513 - $10,265
Total Pay (?
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$40,786 - $103,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 131
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $18.12 - $69.53
Overtime $34.48
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $513 - $10,265
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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$40,786 - $103,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Editor

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Sr. Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 53 salaries. A Sr. Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,159

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Senior Editors with Proofreading skills, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 13 percent above the national average. Senior Editors with Proofreading skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+12 percent) and Los Angeles (+9 percent). Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Austin. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Philadelphia (13 percent lower) and Chicago (2 percent lower).

Key Stats for Sr. Editor

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Sr. Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$67,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 15%
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