Mid-Career Assistant Editor Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Mid-Career Assistant Editors ; the average employee scrapes together only around $39K per year. More than half of Mid-Career Assistant Editors (64 percent) survey participants are women. Some workers in this field — just over one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$29,676 - $62,088
$30K
$39K
$62K
MEDIAN: $38,769
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90%

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$13.67 - $32.68
$14
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $24.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,676 - $62,088  
   
Bonus
$2,035  
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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$29,955 - $63,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $32.68  
   
Overtime
$37.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$2,035  
   
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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$29,955 - $63,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Key Stats for Assistant Editor

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
5-9 years
89%
10-19 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Assistant Editor Salaries

Video Editing
▲41%

Apple Final Cut Pro
▲24%

Adobe After Effects
▲24%

Project Management
▲10%

Adobe Photoshop
▲4%

National Average
$40,000

Editing
▼2%

Web Content Management
▼4%

Proofreading
▼9%

Technical Writing
▼10%

Copywriting
▼11%

Adobe InDesign
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 23%