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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Assistant Editor make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$81,383 / yrTotal Pay
$51,995 / yrBase Pay
$29,388 / yrAdditional Pay

$81,383

 / yr
$33K$221K
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The estimated total pay for a Assistant Editor is $81,383 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,995 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $29,388 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Oxford University Press
3.5

Oxford University Press

Assistant Editor

$42,203

 /yr
Range: $39K - $46K

$39K

$46K

$38,542 - $46,200 Range

Penguin Random House
3.9

Penguin Random House

Assistant Editor

$49,479

 /yr
Range: $42K - $56K

$42K

$56K

$42,039 - $55,821 Range

Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Assistant Editor

$50,188

 /yr
Range: $38K - $64K

$38K

$64K

$38,010 - $64,414 Range

American Physical Society
3.8

$84,930

 /yr
Range: $76K - $103K

$76K

$103K

$75,685 - $102,500 Range

Rowman & Littlefield
3.0

Rowman & Littlefield

Assistant Editor

$36,570

 /yr
Range: $35K - $42K

$35K

$42K

$34,595 - $42,060 Range

HarperCollins
3.6

HarperCollins

Assistant Editor

$47,603

 /yr
Range: $42K - $54K

$42K

$54K

$41,949 - $53,564 Range

Wiley
4.1

Wiley

Assistant Editor

$52,429

 /yr
Range: $47K - $57K

$47K

$57K

$47,255 - $57,406 Range

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W.W. Norton
3.7

W.W. Norton

Assistant Editor

$46,377

 /yr
Range: $45K - $49K

$45K

$49K

$44,915 - $49,333 Range

Springer Nature
3.7

Springer Nature

Assistant Editor

$44,711

 /yr
Range: $36K - $59K

$36K

$59K

$35,532 - $58,765 Range

Condé Nast
3.7

Condé Nast

Assistant Editor

$46,645

 /yr
Range: $42K - $62K

$42K

$62K

$42,039 - $61,783 Range

Simon & Schuster
3.9

Simon & Schuster

Assistant Editor

$46,173

 /yr
Range: $43K - $52K

$43K

$52K

$42,778 - $51,912 Range

Springer International Publishing
3.3

$43,668

 /yr
Range: $42K - $48K

$42K

$48K

$42,353 - $47,593 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Assistant Editor - Hourly

$23

$53

$23 - $53 Range

Hachette Book Group
4.0

Hachette Book Group

Assistant Editor

$46,864

 /yr
Range: $40K - $54K

$40K

$54K

$40,240 - $53,605 Range

Macmillan Publishers
3.9

Macmillan Publishers

Assistant Editor

$45,566

 /yr
Range: $40K - $51K

$40K

$51K

$39,925 - $50,803 Range

Cengage Group
4.1

Cengage Group

Assistant Editor

$42,367

 /yr
Range: $39K - $49K

$39K

$49K

$39,174 - $48,733 Range

Meredith Corporation
3.5

Meredith Corporation

Assistant Editor

$52,492

 /yr
Range: $47K - $65K

$47K

$65K

$46,753 - $65,280 Range

Forbes
3.8

Forbes

Assistant Editor

$54,876

 /yr
Range: $50K - $67K

$50K

$67K

$50,000 - $67,016 Range

MJH Life Sciences
3.1

MJH Life Sciences

Assistant Editor

$45,826

 /yr
Range: $44K - $49K

$44K

$49K

$43,781 - $49,316 Range

Time Inc.
3.3

Time Inc.

Assistant Editor

$51,077

 /yr
Range: $44K - $55K

$44K

$55K

$43,646 - $55,133 Range

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$48,000

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11 days ago by a Assistant Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Assistant Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$71,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Assistant Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$42,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,000/yr

13 days ago by a Assistant Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$30

/hrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Assistant Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Assistant Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

16 days ago by a Assistant Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about an Assistant Editor salaries

The national average salary for an Assistant Editor is $47,549 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Assistant Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1307 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Assistant Editor employees.

The highest salary for an Assistant Editor in United States is $68,517 per year.

The lowest salary for an Assistant Editor in United States is $32,998 per year.

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