Entry-Level Editorial Assistants may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $35K per year. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. For the most part, Entry-Level Editorial Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$27,825 - $43,646
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$35K
$44K
MEDIAN: $34,514
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$10.23 - $20.14
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$27,825 - $43,646  
   
Bonus
$507 - $2,047  
Total Pay (?
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$24,897 - $43,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $20.14  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $30.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$507 - $2,047  
   
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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$24,897 - $43,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 120

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Entry-Level Editorial Assistants seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Sage Publications Ltd, where the average salary comes to $35K.

While select Oxford University Press employees may bring in up to $35K, a median salary of only $30K — the lowest in the field — suggests a serious lag in the earnings department.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,786

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Editorial Assistants, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 19 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Editorial Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+8 percent), San Francisco (+6 percent), Chicago (+6 percent), and Boston (+5 percent).

Key Stats for Editorial Assistant

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
078
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
4%
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Skills That Affect Editorial Assistant Salaries

Project Management
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Technical Writing
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Office Administration
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National Average
$34,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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