Assistant Editor

Assistant Editor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$53,000
$31,000
Min 10%
$53,000
Median 50%
$91,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The New York Times Company
Highest Paying City
Monterey, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does an assistant editor make?
As an Assistant Editor in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $53,520 per year or $25.73 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 61,000. The top 10 percent earn over $92,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $31,000 annually. Media companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, California, and New Jersey are some of the states with the best Assistant Editor salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 2.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Editor
$53,670

Average Assistant Editor Salary By Company

If you are an Assistant Editor, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Media companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The New York Times Company and Activision Blizzard are the best paying companies for Assistant Editors. Companies like REDI Holdings and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center also report very competitive wages for Assistant Editors.

Average Assistant Editor Salary By Location

Assistant Editors in the US makes an average salary of $53,520 per year or $25.73 per hour. The city with the highest Assistant Editor salary is Monterey, CA at $77,065 per year. Not only that, Monterey, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $37,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Assistant Editor salaries are District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, California, and New Jersey. Kentucky, South Carolina, and New Mexico have the lowest Assistant Editor salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Monterey, CA
$77,065
2
Washington, DC
$75,453
3
New York, NY
$67,329
4
Cambridge, MA
$66,765
5
Newark, NJ
$64,046

Average Assistant Editor Pay By Industry

Assistant Editor salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Hospitality companies, Technology companies, and Media companies tend to have the highest salaries for Assistant Editors. Salaries for Assistant Editors in Hospitality companies average $61,426 annually, while Technology companies and Media companies pay $59,020 and $52,164, respectively. At $50,853, the average salary for Assistant Editors in the Manufacturing industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$61,426
2
Technology
$59,020
3
Media
$52,164
4
Non Profits
$51,316
5
Manufacturing
$50,853

Recently Added Assistant Editor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Editor
12/20/2019
$41,740
Research Foundation Cuny
Assistant Editor
08/28/2019
$31,305
06/22/2019
$33,392
Texas A&M University
Assistant Editor
05/24/2019
$33,363
05/24/2019
$48,000
Elsevier, Inc.
Assistant Scientific Editor
03/21/2019
$70,000
Whiskey Tit LLC
Assistant Editor
03/19/2019
$64,697
American Physical Society
Assistant Editor
03/07/2019
$82,888
Elsevier, Inc.
Assistant Scientific Editor
03/06/2019
$70,000
Assistant Editor, Debtwire Latin America
03/04/2019
$100,000
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