Mid-Career Assistant Editors are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $39K annually on average. Most Mid-Career Assistant Editors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Mid-Career Assistant Editors survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,702 - $65,272
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$39K
$65K
MEDIAN: $39,437
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$13.67 - $32.68
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,702 - $65,272  
   
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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$29,984 - $66,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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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$29,984 - $66,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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.
088
5-9 years
88%
10-19 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Assistant Editor Salaries

Video Editing
up arrow 40%

Apple Final Cut Pro
up arrow 33%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 23%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

National Average
$40,000

Editing
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Web Content Management
up arrow 6%

Proofreading
up arrow 9%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 10%

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

Copywriting
up arrow 12%

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: 38%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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