The average Assignment Editor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $42K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,837 - $74,750
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$75K
MEDIAN: $42,014
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$12.46 - $22.00
(Median)
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,837 - $74,750  
   
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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$28,271 - $70,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $22.00  
   
Overtime
$15.61 - $34.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$28,271 - $70,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Pay by Experience Level for Assignment Editor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Assignment Editors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $40K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $44K on average. On average, Assignment Editors make $46K following one to two decades on the job. As Assignment Editors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $60K.

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Experience Affects Assignment Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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