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Working As A Writing Assistant

  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • $51,750

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Writing Assistant does

  • Compose brochure text, press releases, newsletters, and other technical documents.
  • Developed excellent communication skills and fostered peer relationships with the goal of producing both better writing and better writers.
  • Tutor students in courses related to writing needs Assist with research and workshops Collect date and prepare reports Performs front desk reception
  • Assisted students with grammar, sentence structure, and style.
  • Assist graduate and undergraduate students with the process of writing academic papers.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans for 6th grade writer's workshop.
  • Facilitated small group strategy sessions on content and layout for presentations.
  • Tutored students on academic and professional writing in face-to-face conferences and through digital media.
  • Specialized in assisting English Language Learners.
  • Provided technical writing assistance with publication of HIV-related research, including literature reviews, writing, and editing.
  • Review and edit students' papers at all stages of the writing process.
  • Worked independently as a proofreader of student papers.
  • Tutor for first-year students in Porter College Core class.
  • Visit classrooms to conduct MLA or APA tutorial session for various English classes.
  • Learned customer service skills, as well as problem-solving.
  • Worked on-one-one with disabilities and ESL students.
  • Experienced with MS Office, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Assisted in proctoring writing exams.
  • Assisted students with writing projects ranging from research papers to essays.
  • Trained in MLA, APA, and Chicago formats.

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Writing Assistant Demographics

Gender

  • Female

    64.4%
  • Male

    34.5%
  • Unknown

    1.1%

Ethnicity

  • White

    79.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    9.2%
  • Asian

    8.5%
  • Unknown

    2.2%
  • Black or African American

    0.7%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    50.6%
  • French

    18.1%
  • Italian

    7.2%
  • German

    4.8%
  • Chinese

    3.6%
  • Japanese

    3.6%
  • Greek

    3.6%
  • Russian

    2.4%
  • Arabic

    2.4%
  • Sanskrit

    1.2%
  • Mandarin

    1.2%
  • Korean

    1.2%
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Real Writing Assistant Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Medical Writing Assistant Populus Group Foster City, CA Sep 25, 2015 $77,219
Medical Writing Assistant Populus Group Foster City, CA Sep 24, 2015 $77,219
Research & Grant Writing Assistant The Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford, Jr. University Palo Alto, CA Nov 17, 2014 $55,000
Asst. Prof., Professional Writing Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA Dec 02, 2016 $54,000
Asst. Prof., Rhetoric and Professional Writing Longwood University Farmville, VA Feb 18, 2016 $52,000

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Top Skills for A Writing Assistant

LanguageWritingProcessLiteratureReviewsESLAPAMLAFirst-YearPressReleasesPowerpointFace-To-FaceConferencesSmallGroupAcademicPapersResearchPapersLabReportsCustomerServiceAlumniLessonPlansExamStudentPapersPhoneCalls

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Top Writing Assistant Skills

  1. Language
  2. Writing Process
  3. Literature Reviews
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Specialized in assisting English Language Learners.
  • Assist students with all aspects of the writing process from brainstorming and organization to questions concerning grammar and usage.
  • Provided technical writing assistance with publication of HIV-related research, including literature reviews, writing, and editing.
  • Worked on-one-one with disabilities and ESL students.
  • Developed students' knowledge of MLA, APA and other styles.

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