Mid-Career Sr. Editor Salary

The average Mid-Career Senior Editor can expect to rake in roughly $66K per year. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Senior Editors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. More than half of Mid-Career Senior Editors (67 percent) survey participants are women. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$44,386 - $94,863
$44K
$66K
$95K
MEDIAN: $66,113
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$14.52 - $43.29
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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$0$95K
Salary $44,386 - $94,863
Bonus $981 - $11,836
Total Pay (?
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$43,168 - $95,082
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 219
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $14.52 - $43.29
Overtime $25.28
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $981 - $11,836
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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$43,168 - $95,082
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,076

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

For Mid-Career Senior Editors, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Editors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+11 percent) and Washington (+5 percent). Trailing the national average by 18 percent, Chicago is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Seattle and Los Angeles (17 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Sr. Editor

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
▲21%

▼0%

National Average
$66,000

Web Content Management
▼1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼2%

Copywriting
▼5%

Proofreading
▼7%

Project Management
▼12%

People Management
▼13%

writing
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 12%
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