Assignment Editor Salary

The three highest-paying cities for Assignment Editors can all be found on the East Coast: Washington, Washington, and New York. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assignment Editors. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Assignment Editors (54 percent) survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,230 - $77,670
$28K
$41K
$78K
MEDIAN: $40,715
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$12.60 - $21.30
$13
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$21
MEDIAN: $16.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$28,230 - $77,670  
   
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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$27,938 - $72,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $21.30  
   
Overtime
$15.61 - $34.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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$27,938 - $72,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Assignment Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲88%

Mid-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

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
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 16%
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