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Assignment Editor Salary

$62,414 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,517

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for an Assignment Editor is $62,414 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Assignment Editor is between $45,145 and $76,765. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Assignment Editor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of radio or television news gathering staff: maintains contact with outside news agencies, police and fire departments, and other news sources to obtain information regarding developing news items.
  • Determines priority and assigns coverage to news units.
  • Originates or approves ideas for news features.
  • Confers with director, news and department heads to coordinate production activities.
  • Reads and edits news copy to ensure that slanderous, libelous, and profane statements are avoided or deleted.
  • Prepares rundown of news stories and assignment sheets, using computer.
  • Communicates with reporters on assignments, using two-way radio.
  • May direct or participate in writing and editing activities.
Assignment Editor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 95,750

Estimated population of Assignment Editor jobs: 3,330

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$72,355
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Assignment Editor Job Listings for United States

Assistant Assignment Editor - News Desk - Mandarin Chinese Bilingual
Dec 13
Washington, United States
Jobot
Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 We have an outstanding career opportunity for a Mandarin Chinese Bilingual Assistant Assignment Editor with Broadcast News experience to join a growing, global International ...
Editor, OncologyLive
Nov 21
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MJH Associates Inc.
As an Editor, you will shepherd magazines from the idea stage through story assignment, editing, fact checking, and proofreading. This position involves collaboration with a graphic designer as well ...
Editor
Nov 7
Baltimore, MD, USA
MID-ATLANTIC MEDIA
Assignment editor - Help our writers uncover local scoops, select stories for coverage, create a rundown and communicate with officials, sources and readers. Monitor email and social media for story ...
Technical Editor - Parts and Labor
Nov 22
Rancho Bernardo, CA, USA
PrideStaff
Technical Editor - Parts and Labor Our client, a leading company in the Rancho Bernado area, is ... Prepare and submit project status reports for each assignment as requested. * Represent Client at ...
Editor
Nov 18
Naperville, IL, USA
Catholic Order of Foresters
The Editor oversees the production of Catholic Forester magazine. Identifies and cultivates story ... Schedule and lead assignment, design and status meetings. * Assign magazine stories and take or ...

The average pay for an Assignment Editor is $62,414 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Assignment Editor is between $45,145 and $76,765. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Assignment Editor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Assistant Assignment Editor - News Desk - Mandarin Chinese Bilingual
Dec 13
Washington, United States
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Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 We have an outstanding career opportunity for a Mandarin Chinese Bilingual Assistant Assignment Editor with Broadcast News experience to join a growing, global International ...
Editor, OncologyLive
Nov 21
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MJH Associates Inc.
As an Editor, you will shepherd magazines from the idea stage through story assignment, editing, fact checking, and proofreading. This position involves collaboration with a graphic designer as well ...
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