Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Senior Editor make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$101,289 / yrTotal Pay
$72,355 / yrBase Pay
$28,934 / yrAdditional Pay

$101,289

 / yr
$48K$349K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Editor is $101,289 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $72,355 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $28,934 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$101,289 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Senior Editor?

Some related job titles are Associate Editor Salaries with median pay of $97,610, Editor-In-Chief Salaries with median pay of $78,489, Editorial Director Salaries with median pay of $101,179, Executive Editor Salaries with median pay of $102,053.

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Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Senior Editor

$83,726

 /yr
Range: $66K - $109K

$66K

$109K

$66,000 - $108,856 Range

Time Inc.
3.3

Time Inc.

Senior Editor

$99,644

 /yr
Range: $78K - $214K

$78K

$214K

$77,812 - $214,387 Range

Condé Nast
3.7

Condé Nast

Senior Editor

$99,602

 /yr
Range: $60K - $172K

$60K

$172K

$60,371 - $172,377 Range

Penguin Random House
3.9

$86,226

 /yr
Range: $74K - $109K

$74K

$109K

$73,622 - $108,526 Range

Springer Nature
3.7

Springer Nature

Senior Editor

$90,735

 /yr
Range: $80K - $119K

$80K

$119K

$80,400 - $119,181 Range

Meredith Corporation
3.5

$92,474

 /yr
Range: $73K - $123K

$73K

$123K

$73,411 - $122,954 Range

ViacomCBS Streaming
3.9

ViacomCBS Streaming

Senior Editor

$93,505

 /yr
Range: $80K - $160K

$80K

$160K

$79,963 - $159,780 Range

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Wiley
4.1

Wiley

Senior Editor

$99,095

 /yr
Range: $68K - $113K

$68K

$113K

$67,777 - $112,606 Range

S&P Global
4.1

S&P Global

Senior Editor

$101,505

 /yr
Range: $79K - $134K

$79K

$134K

$79,000 - $134,071 Range

ESPN
4.1

ESPN

Senior Editor

$105,788

 /yr
Range: $94K - $233K

$94K

$233K

$93,505 - $233,226 Range

Yahoo
4.0

Yahoo

Senior Editor

$102,702

 /yr
Range: $58K - $180K

$58K

$180K

$58,441 - $180,186 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.8

Thomson Reuters

Senior Editor

$119,964

 /yr
Range: $63K - $361K

$63K

$361K

$63,445 - $361,287 Range

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
3.4

$81,940

 /yr
Range: $70K - $97K

$70K

$97K

$69,642 - $96,947 Range

American Media
2.2

American Media

Senior Editor

$83,832

 /yr
Range: $77K - $105K

$77K

$105K

$77,020 - $105,194 Range

U.S. News & World Report
3.9

$81,801

 /yr
Range: $63K - $100K

$63K

$100K

$63,395 - $99,812 Range

Pearson
3.7

Pearson

Senior Editor

$72,761

 /yr
Range: $56K - $125K

$56K

$125K

$56,144 - $124,730 Range

HarperCollins
3.6

HarperCollins

Senior Editor

$79,533

 /yr
Range: $62K - $91K

$62K

$91K

$62,281 - $90,929 Range

Macmillan Publishers
3.9

$81,068

 /yr
Range: $68K - $108K

$68K

$108K

$67,842 - $107,746 Range

Dotdash Meredith
3.7

Dotdash Meredith

Senior Editor

$85,776

 /yr
Range: $62K - $143K

$62K

$143K

$61,500 - $142,569 Range

Manifest
3.4

Manifest

Senior Editor

$99,019

 /yr
Range: $67K - $125K

$67K

$125K

$67,066 - $124,730 Range

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$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Retoucher with 10 to 14 years of experience

$104,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Senior Visuals Editor with 7 to 9 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Senior Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Senior Editor with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Senior Editor with 7 to 9 years of experience

$44,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Senior Writer/Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

16 days ago by a Senior Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Editor salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Editor is $83,042 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1571 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Editor in United States is $124,344 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Editor in United States is $55,459 per year.

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