Assignment Editor Salary

Assignment Editors are most sought-after on the East Coast, which is home to the nation's three top-paying cities: Washington, Washington, and New York. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Most Assignment Editors like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,181 - $85,323
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$41K
$85K
MEDIAN: $40,816
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$11.98 - $21.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$28,181 - $85,323  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$27,297 - $74,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $21.30  
   
Overtime
$15.56 - $34.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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).
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$27,297 - $74,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Pay by Experience Level for Assignment Editor

Pay by Experience for an Assignment Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Assignment Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assignment Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Assignment Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 26 salaries. An Assignment Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assignment Editor

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Assignment Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲91%

Mid-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 14%
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