SENIOR EDITOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$72,000
$40,000
Min 10%
$72,000
Median 50%
$130,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Wilmington, DE
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does a senior editor make?
The national average salary for a Senior Editor in the U.S. is $72,986 annually or $35.09 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $130,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $40,000 per year. Media companies and Finance companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Senior Editor salaries are Maryland, District of Columbia, Delaware, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The typical tenure for a Senior Editor is 4.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Editor
$53,670

Average Senior Editor Salary By Company

Senior Editors report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Media companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Senior Editors at Science Applications International ... and The New York Times Company report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Cengage and Dow Jones pay their Senior Editors very well.

Average Senior Editor Salary By Location

Senior Editors in the United States of America make on average $72,986 a year or $35.09 per hour. Wilmington, DE reports the highest annual salary for Senior Editors at 88,386. The average starting salary in Wilmington, DE for Senior Editors is $46,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Senior Editor salaries are Maryland, District of Columbia, Delaware, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The lowest earning states are Oklahoma, New Mexico, Idaho, Colorado, and Wyoming.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Wilmington, DE
$88,386
2
Philadelphia, PA
$88,229
3
Bethesda, MD
$88,153
4
McLean, VA
$88,108
5
Washington, DC
$87,998

Average Senior Editor Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Senior Editor works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Internet companies, Professional companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Editors. Internet companies pay Senior Editors an average salary of $80,642, Professional companies pay $75,621, and Finance companys come in at $75,079. At $64,832, the average salary for Senior Editors in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$80,642
2
Professional
$75,621
3
Finance
$75,079
4
Media
$72,121
5
Hospitality
$64,832

RECENTLY ADDED Senior Editor SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Mayo Clinic
Senior Editor
08/08/2019
$164,664
International Mission Board
Senior Editor
08/01/2019
$65,700
07/24/2019
$47,500
No Starch Press Inc.
Senior Editor
03/21/2019
$78,000
No Starch Press Inc.
Senior Editor
03/20/2019
$78,000
ZGC Capital Corporation
Senior Marketing Editor
03/18/2019
$90,000
Webridge Group LLC
Senior Editor
02/27/2019
$64,280