How much does an Senior Editor make in the United States? The average Senior Editor salary in the United States is $86,001 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $77,301 and $97,101. 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. 

25% $77,301 10% $69,380 90% $107,207 75% $97,101 $86,001 50%(Median)
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The Senior Editor ensures that all documents meet required and accepted format and content standards. Reviews, edits, and re-writes a variety of documents. Being a Senior Editor may coordinate with production team to produce final drafts. Evaluates content for clarity, accuracy, and consistency. In addition, Senior Editor requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Being a Senior Editor contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Senior Editor typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021

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