The average salary for an Assistant Editor with Editing skills in United Kingdom is £22,271.
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Job Description for Assistant Editor
Assistant editors - sometimes called editorial assistants - work in many media-related fields such as in book publishing, magazines, newspapers, radio programs, or websites. They work under the supervision of an editor in chief or senior editors, and they may maintain frequent contact with reporters, guest writers, and authors. Assistant editors have many different responsibilities and job duties depending on the medium in which they work. For newspapers and magazines, they may assist the edito…Read more
Assistant Editor Tasks
- Edit, proofread and fact check copy.
- Work with the editorial team on projects and content creation.
- Develop and write online content.
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Popular Skills for Assistant Editor
Web Content Management
Skills in Copywriting and Media Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Web Content Management, Video Editing and Proofreading.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Editor
An entry-level Assistant Editor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,144 based on 9 salaries. An early career Assistant Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,755 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Editor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,656 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Assistant Editor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,000 based on 9 salaries.
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Employees with Assistant Editor in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 4.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (28.2% less).
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