Average Entry-Level Editorial Assistant Salary

$35,786
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$30k
MEDIAN
$36k
90%
$43k

The average salary for an Editorial Assistant is $35,786

Base Salary
$30k - $43k
Bonus
$350 - $2k
Total Pay
$29k - $43k
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What Do Editorial Assistants Do?

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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Gender Breakdown

Female
81.2%
Male
18.8%
This data is based on 85 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

73%

Dental

57%

Vision

46%

None

27%