Editing Internship Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about editing internship demographics? We analyzed 4,957 editing interns resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Editing Internship Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as editing interns. Keep reading to find out what the results for editing interns were.

Editing Internship Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among editing interns is White, which makes up 78.2% of all editing interns. Comparatively, there are 7.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.1% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 78.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.9%
  • Asian, 7.1%
  • Black or African American, 4.0%
  • Unknown, 2.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Editing Internships

The chart below shows that 36.8% of editing interns speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 14.0% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 11.8%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 36.8%
  • French, 14.0%
  • Chinese, 11.8%
  • Mandarin, 8.2%
  • Japanese, 4.9%
  • Other, 24.3%

Most Common Degree for Editing Internship

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for editing interns. The most common degree for editing interns is bachelor's degree. In fact, 79% of editing interns earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 11% and rounding it off is associate degree with 5%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 74%
  • Associate degree, 9%
  • Certificate degree, 7%
  • Masters degree, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 4%

Editing Internship Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among editing interns.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Editing Internship Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the editing internship position over time.


Editing Internship Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of editing interns changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of editing interns based on ethnicity and gender.


Number Of Years On The Job For Editing Internship

By looking over 4,957 editing interns resumes, we figured out that the average editing internship enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 76%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Editing Internship Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of editing internship employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of editing interns is 40+ years old, which represents 54% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Editing Internships with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, track announcer and public address announcer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Deaf Interpreter16%77%
Educational Interpreter20%74%
Events And Communications Coordinator21%75%
Editing Internship43%49%
Sports Announcer87%9%
Public Address Announcer88%9%
Track Announcer89%11%
Track Announcer
Public Address Announcer
Sports Announcer
Editing Internship
Events And Communications Coordinator
Educational Interpreter
Deaf Interpreter

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Editing Internships with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to editing interns.

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Job Titleascdesc
Handbook Writer15.82%
News Analyst19.36%
Chief Writer22.69%
Disk Jockey25.03%
Educational Interpreter27.03%
Editing Internship28.26%
Campaign Coordinator30.27%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Editing Internship?

Male Income
Female Income

Editing Internship Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Black or African American men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Editing Internship Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Bachelor's Degree$31,749
Doctorate Degree$33,925
Master's Degree$34,138

Editing Internship Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Editing Internship Heatmaps

Where Are Editing Internships Located?

By looking through more than 4,957 resumes, we found that the most popular places for editing interns are NY, New York and CA, Los Angeles.

Number of Editing Internships

Editing Internship Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ editing interns. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most editing interns is the media industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire editing interns.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Editing Internship Work In

Employees with the editing internship job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most editing interns prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ editing interns. Those industries include media, education and non profits.

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Fortune 500

Non Profits


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