Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Editorial Assistant make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$46,507 / yrTotal Pay
$44,054 / yrBase Pay
$2,452 / yrAdditional Pay

$46,507

 / yr
$30K$72K
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The estimated total pay for a Editorial Assistant is $46,507 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $44,054 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 $2,452 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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Top Paying Companies

For an Editorial Assistant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Editorial Assistant in United States. Employers include United Nations, Inkling and POPSUGAR.

1
United Nations
United Nations
$67,082/yr
551 open jobs
3
POPSUGAR
$65,744/yr
9
Penguin Group
$57,331/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For an Editorial Assistant in United States

The top 5 paying industries for an Editorial Assistant in United States are Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $67,082, Information Technology with a median total pay of $61,563, Education with a median total pay of $54,126, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $53,662, and Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $51,711.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$67,082

    20% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$61,563

    13% Higher than other industries

  • EducationEducation$54,126

    1% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$53,662

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$51,711

    4% Lower than other industries

Government & Public Administration

The top paying company in Government & Public Administration for Editorial Assistant is United Nations.

United NationsUnited Nations$67,082/yr

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Legal Writer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$40,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Press Helper

United States of America

 | <1 year

$16

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago
Press Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$19

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Order Writer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$21

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Editorial Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Press Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Press Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$64,000

/yr

$60K | $4K

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Editorial Assistant

United States of America

 | <1 year

$45,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago
Editorial Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago

Editorial Assistant pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Editorial Assistant is $44,054 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Editorial Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2216 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Editorial Assistant employees.

The highest salary for an Editorial Assistant in United States is $67,789 per year.

The lowest salary for an Editorial Assistant in United States is $28,630 per year.

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