Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Editorial Assistant is $35,786
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Editorial Assistants?
An early career Editorial Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36,651 based on 302 salaries. A mid-career Editorial Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,142 based on 41 salaries. An experienced …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.