The average wage for an Assistant Editor in Los Angeles, California is $19.22 per hour. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Media Management, Avid Media Composer, and Adobe After Effects.

$30,009 - $69,524
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$30K
$41K
$70K
MEDIAN: $41,381
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$12.21 - $37.82
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$12
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$38
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,009 - $69,524  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$30,185 - $76,391  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $37.82  
   
Overtime
$17.58 - $68.83  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$30,185 - $76,391  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Experience Affects Assistant Editor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 88%

Mid-Career
up arrow 47%

National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Editor Salaries

Media Management
up arrow 22%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 17%

Avid Media Composer
up arrow 17%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%

Web Content Management
up arrow 6%

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

Apple Final Cut Pro
up arrow 1%

National Average
$43,000

Editing
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Proofreading
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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