Mid-Career Editorial Assistant Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Editorial Assistants is very modest at just $40K per year. Some workers in this field — roughly two in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by more than two-fifths. Most Mid-Career Editorial Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,479 - $58,958
$29K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,987
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$8.85 - $23.27
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,479 - $58,958  
   
Total Pay (?
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$25,740 - $53,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.85 - $23.27  
   
Overtime
$14.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$25,740 - $53,829  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Key Stats for Editorial Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Editorial Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
▲6%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲1%

National Average
$38,000

Editing
▼3%

Proofreading
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 41%