Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Editorial Assistant is $36,081
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Editorial Assistants?
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 $35,015 based on 52 salaries. An early career Editorial Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,081 based on 344 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Editorial Assistants Do?
A publication's editorial staff which is responsible for taking content from writers and presenting them in an interesting, readable format. Working under the supervision of a senior editor, an editorial assistant is a part of the editorial staff that takes on a range of tasks such as proofreading, copywriting, aiding in final design and layout, and maintaining correspondence with writers. In addition, the editorial assistant often executes basic office duties when required, such as answering …Read more
- 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.