The average salary for an Assistant Editor in London, England: London is £23,348.
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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
Skills in Copywriting and Media Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Video Editing, Proofreading and Editing.
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 £20,772 based on 15 salaries. An early career Assistant Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,687 based on 81 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Editor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,285 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Assistant Editor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,521 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £34,500.
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