Assistant Editor Salary (United Kingdom)

An Assistant Editor earns an average salary of £20,864 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Assistant Editor Salary (?
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£15,308 - £31,241
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MEDIAN: £20,863
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£15,308 - £31,241  
   
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£0.00 - £2,964  
Total Pay (?
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£15,313 - £31,841  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
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₤21,000
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Assistant Editor Reviews

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

Experienced
up arrow 54%
Mid-Career
up arrow 26%
National Average
₤21,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 15%
Editing
up arrow 4%
National Average
₤21,000
Proofreading
up arrow 3%
Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 70%