How much does a Senior Writer/Editor make?

Updated Jan 27, 2022

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$83,154 /yr
Average Base Pay

60 salaries

$57K

Low

$83K

Average

$121K

High

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How much does a Senior Writer/Editor make? The national average salary for a Senior Writer/Editor is $83,154 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Writer/Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 60 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Writer/Editor employees.

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$83,042 /yr
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$64,569 /yr
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$115,017 /yr
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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Senior Editor in United States of America

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$111,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$221,687

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Editor with more than 15 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Editor with more than 15 years of experience

$102,929

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Senior Editor with more than 15 years of experience

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$95,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$82,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$5,000/yr

9 days ago by a Senior Editor with 10 to 14 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Senior Editor with more than 15 years of experience

$140,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Senior Editor with more than 15 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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AHA
3.1

AHA

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$66K -$73K

$66K

$73K

$65,966 - $72,519 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$68K -$113K

$68K

$113K

$67,544 - $112,652 Range

California Institute of the Arts
3.3

California Institute of the Arts

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$68K -$74K

$68K

$74K

$68,057 - $74,336 Range

Boston University
4.2

Boston University

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$69K -$78K

$69K

$78K

$69,178 - $78,347 Range

Consumer Reports
3.3

Consumer Reports

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$93K -$102K

$93K

$102K

$92,509 - $101,535 Range

Elite Daily
3.1

Elite Daily

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$45K -$48K

$45K

$48K

$44,962 - $48,354 Range

Software Engineering Institute
4

Software Engineering Institute

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$85K -$93K

$85K

$93K

$84,933 - $92,641 Range

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GreatSchools
3.7

GreatSchools

Senior Writer/Editor
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$75K -$81K

$75K

$81K

$74,872 - $80,782 Range

ConocoPhillips
4

ConocoPhillips

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$180K -$196K

$180K

$196K

$179,822 - $195,645 Range

Avow Hospice
3.8

Avow Hospice

Senior Writer/Editor - Hourly
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$40 -$43

 hourly

$40

$43

$40 - $43 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$95K -$104K

$95K

$104K

$95,078 - $103,547 Range

Diet Doctor
4.5

Diet Doctor

Senior Writer/Editor - Hourly
About 

$51 -$56

 hourly

$51

$56

$51 - $56 Range

Self employed

Senior Writer/Editor - Hourly
About 

$71 -$76

 hourly

$71

$76

$71 - $76 Range

5

Henderson Enterprises

Senior Writer/Editor - Hourly
About 

$50 -$55

 hourly

$50

$55

$50 - $55 Range

Condé Nast
3.5

Condé Nast

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$80K -$87K

$80K

$87K

$80,110 - $87,225 Range

IntelliBridge
4.3

IntelliBridge

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$103K -$111K

$103K

$111K

$103,209 - $111,169 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$167K -$180K

$167K

$180K

$167,048 - $180,162 Range

HIPR
2

HIPR

Senior Writer/Editor - Hourly
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Rocky Mountain Institute
4.2

Rocky Mountain Institute

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$74K -$80K

$74K

$80K

$73,772 - $80,408 Range

Children International
3.4

Children International

Senior Writer/Editor
About 

$55K -$59K

$55K

$59K

$54,808 - $58,684 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Writer/Editor salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Writer/Editor is $83,154 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Writer/Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 60 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Writer/Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Writer/Editor in United States is $121,408 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Writer/Editor in United States is $56,953 per year.

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