Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Assistant Editor is $59,007
What Do Assistant Editors Do?
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 …Read more
- Edit, proofread and fact check copy.
- Work with the editorial team on projects and content creation.
- Develop and write online content.