Assistant Editor Salary

An Assistant Editor earns an average salary of £21,506 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Journalism and Technical Writing. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

£15,431 - £30,717
MEDIAN: £21,506

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£15,431 - £30,717  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
£15,544 - £31,242  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 244
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What is it like working as an Assistant Editor?

Assistant Editor in London:
"Good people, poor management"
Pros: I enjoy working with interesting books and intelligent, engaging people. Stress levels are relatively low for most of the year and I am able to work with a significant degree of autonomy.
Cons: There is very little in the way of professional management or human resources support. I often feel isolated and would prefer to have more pro-active, people-focused management that does not simply focus on schedules and deadlines. There has also been little opportunity to broaden or improve my skills, or for promotion, with the added responsibility, interest, pay and job satisfaction that would bring.

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Experience Affects Assistant Editor Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Assistant Editor Salaries

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Technical Writing
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.


63 %
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 16% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 69%