How much does an Senior Copyeditor make in the United States? The average Senior Copyeditor salary in the United States is $89,300 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $80,200 and $100,900. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Recently searched related titles: Human Resources Management, Mechanical Engineer Consultant

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $80,200 10% $71,915 90% $111,461 75% $100,900 $89,300 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria
Check out Senior Copyeditor jobs in Virginia

Job Description

The Senior Copyeditor ensures that all documents meet required and accepted format and content standards. Reviews, edits, and re-writes a variety of documents. Being a Senior Copyeditor may coordinate with production team to produce final drafts. Evaluates content for clarity, accuracy, and consistency. In addition, Senior Copyeditor requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Being a Senior Copyeditor contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Senior Copyeditor typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

Job Openings for Senior Copyeditor
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Senior Copyeditor, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Senior Copyeditor in the United States. The base salary for Senior Copyeditor ranges from $80,200 to $100,900 with the average base salary of $89,300. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $80,700 to $104,000 with the average total cash compensation of $90,100.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Recently searched related titles: News Director, Executive Editor

Salary estimation for Senior Copyeditor at companies like : CABLE ONE INC, FULLNET COMMUNICATIONS INC, TEGNA INC

Jobs with a similar salary range to Senior Copyeditor : Change Control Manager, Director Health Information Management, Implementation Project Manager