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Working As An Editorial Assistant

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People
  • Getting Information
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $36,566

    Average Salary

What Does An Editorial Assistant Do

An Editorial Assistant provides support in all stages of the publication of books, journals, magazines, and other materials. Their primary duties include writing and editing copy, calculating expenditures, planning and organizing projects, and commissioning articles.

82,034 Editorial Assistant jobs

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Editorial Assistant

$39,455 Estimated

Smartasset
New York, NY
Editorial Assistant

$35,800 Estimated

Sage Publications
Thousand Oaks, CA
Editorial Assistant, College Editorial

$29,737 Estimated

Sage Publications
Thousand Oaks, CA
Editorial Assistant, College Editorial

$29,737 Estimated

MacMillan Learning
Austin, TX
Editorial Assistant

$36,566 Estimated

Robert Half
Grand Rapids, MI
Editorial Assistant

$36,566 Estimated

Bcforward
South San Francisco, CA
Editorial Assistant

$29,737 Estimated

Loyola Press
Chicago, IL
Editorial Assistant

$36,461 Estimated

Informa
Boca Raton, FL
Editorial Assistant

$36,566 Estimated

MacMillan Learning
Boston, MA
Editorial Assistant

$39,455 Estimated

Regional Publishing/Digital-Marketing Company
Park Ridge, NJ
Editorial Assistant

$35,800 Estimated

Tronc
Orlando, FL
Editorial Assistant

$36,566 Estimated

The American Academy of Family Physicians
Leawood, KS
Editorial Assistant

$36,566 Estimated

Kelly Services
South San Francisco, CA
Editorial Assistant

$29,737 Estimated

Wolters Kluwer
Waltham, MA
Editorial Assistant

$39,455 Estimated

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Washington, DC
Editorial Assistant

$32,097 Estimated

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Editorial Assistant III-Spclst

$39,455 Estimated

Pearson
San Francisco, CA
Editorial (Portfolio) Assistant

$29,737 Estimated

Penguin Random House LLC
New York, NY
Editorial Assistant - Viking

$35,800 Estimated

Hospitality Upgrade
Roswell, GA
Editorial and Design Assistant

$26,074 Estimated

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Real Editorial Assistant Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Executive/Editorial Assistant Greengage Productions, Inc. Sag Harbor, NY Oct 01, 2009 $71,500
Editorial Assistant-ACR Press American College of Radiology Reston, VA Jun 15, 2016 $45,000
Research & Editorial Assistant Ethics and Public Policy Center, Inc. Washington, DC Jan 12, 2015 $43,013
Research & Editorial Assistant Ethics & Public Policy Cewnter, Inc. Washington, DC Dec 15, 2011 $43,013
Research & Editorial Assistant Ethics & Public Policy Center, Inc. Washington, DC Dec 15, 2011 $43,013
Editorial Assistant for Int'l LIT Black Balloon Publishing, LLC New York, NY Feb 08, 2016 $42,765
Editorial Assistant Commonweal Foundation New York, NY Sep 10, 2015 $42,429 -
$45,914
Editorial Assistant Penguin Random House LLC New York, NY Aug 18, 2014 $42,429
Editorial Assistant DM2 Media, LLC New York, NY Sep 04, 2015 $42,286
Editorial Assistant String Letter Publishing, Inc. San Rafael, CA Nov 23, 2011 $40,539
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Top Skills for An Editorial Assistant

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Top Editorial Assistant Skills

  1. Editorial Staff
  2. Data Entry
  3. Manuscript Submissions
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Ensured that authors, editorial staff and production staff met project deadlines while staying within a previously established budget.
  • Assisted with administrative roles, including researching and maintaining data entry files, generating reports and processing contracts.
  • Coordinate correspondence between editors and authors of potential manuscript submissions.
  • Updated company website with daily updated articles.
  • Proofed and edited press releases and other marketing material to ensure accuracy and consistency.

Top Editorial Assistant Employers

What Kind Of Companies Hire an Editorial Assistant

  1. Pearson Education
  2. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  3. Sage Publications
  4. University of Michigan
  5. Cengage Learning
  6. BYU
  7. Springer Science + Business Media
  8. JJ Keller & Associates
  9. Arcadia Publishing
  10. Nsight/Cellcom
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