Senior Editor Salaries

1,395 SalariesUpdated May 13, 2021

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$81,407 / yr
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How much does a Senior Editor make?

The national average salary for a Senior Editor is $81,407 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,395 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Editor employees.

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Senior Editor

Hearst

$78,344/yr

Range: $38K - $269K

93 salaries

$78,344/yr
$38K$269K

Senior Editor

Condé Nast

$80,000/yr

Range: $49K - $267K

79 salaries

$80,000/yr
$49K$267K

Senior Editor

Time Inc.

$83,008/yr

Range: $46K - $327K

70 salaries

$83,008/yr
$46K$327K

Senior Editor

Wiley

$70,995/yr

Range: $38K - $124K

57 salaries

$70,995/yr
$38K$124K

Senior Editor

ViacomCBS Streaming

$85,426/yr

Range: $58K - $144K

36 salaries

$85,426/yr
$58K$144K

Senior Editor

Thomson Reuters

$76,826/yr

Range: $40K - $204K

36 salaries

$76,826/yr
$40K$204K

Senior Editor

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

$71,729/yr

Range: $48K - $108K

32 salaries

$71,729/yr
$48K$108K

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Senior Editor

ESPN

$91,777/yr

Range: $49K - $217K

28 salaries

$91,777/yr
$49K$217K

Senior Editor

Elsevier

$67,564/yr

Range: $42K - $203K

26 salaries

$67,564/yr
$42K$203K

Senior Editor

American Media

$77,247/yr

Range: $43K - $114K

19 salaries

$77,247/yr
$43K$114K

Senior Editor

Consumer Reports

$115,805/yr

Range: $74K - $168K

18 salaries

$115,805/yr
$74K$168K

Senior Editor

WebMD Health

$98,098/yr

Range: $59K - $114K

17 salaries

$98,098/yr
$59K$114K

Senior Editor

CNN

$129,936/yr

Range: $73K - $159K

15 salaries

$129,936/yr
$73K$159K

Senior Editor

Manifest

$94,076/yr

Range: $51K - $131K

15 salaries

$94,076/yr
$51K$131K

Senior Editor

Amazon

$94,068/yr

Range: $63K - $144K

15 salaries

$94,068/yr
$63K$144K

Senior Editor

Discovery, Inc.

$95,014/yr

Range: $74K - $137K

13 salaries

$95,014/yr
$74K$137K

Senior Editor

U.S. News & World Report

$78,407/yr

Range: $51K - $112K

13 salaries

$78,407/yr
$51K$112K

Senior Editor

Vice Media

$71,923/yr

Range: $37K - $133K

13 salaries

$71,923/yr
$37K$133K

Senior Editor

Vox Media

$81,674/yr

Range: $51K - $117K

13 salaries

$81,674/yr
$51K$117K

Senior Editor

BuzzFeed

$86,573/yr

Range: $44K - $118K

13 salaries

$86,573/yr
$44K$118K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior editor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$82,000
per year
A Senior Editor in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$98,000
per year
A Senior Editor in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$68,000
per year
A Senior Editor in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $68,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Self-Employed
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$75,000
per year
A Senior Editor in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$86,200
per year
A Senior Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $86,200 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,000
per year
A Senior Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$76,229
per year
A Senior Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $76,229 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Senior Retoucher in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
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