Average Editorial Assistant Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for an Editorial Assistant in United Kingdom is £19,528.
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Job Description for Editorial Assistant

Editorial Assistant Tasks
  • Provide administrative assistance like filing, correspondence, maintaining calendars, and preparing materials.
  • Perform copy edits to enforce conformance with organizational standards and guidelines.
  • Track, analyze, and report on submissions, authors, and responses to pieces.
  • Assist with monitoring and editing content and communicating with writers.

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Popular Skills for Editorial Assistant

Skills in Administration, Copywriting and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Proofreading and Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Editorial Assistant

An entry-level Editorial Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £19,175 based on 54 salaries. An early career Editorial Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,209 based on 147 salaries. A mid-career Editorial Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,117 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with Editorial Assistant in their job title in Oxford, England: Oxfordshire earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (2.1% more) and Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (6.9% less) and Guildford, England: Surrey (5.9% less).

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