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Assignment Editor Salary
in Maryland, United States

$65,332 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assignment Editor is $65,332 a year and $31 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for an Assignment Editor is between $47,256 and $80,355. 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 Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Assignment Editor Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Associate Editor
Oct 30
Baltimore, MD, USA
Money Map Press
Money Map Press, one of the fastest-growing financial publishing companies in the business, is seeking an associate editor to support its editorial team. The right candidate will have demonstrated an ...
Managing Editor
Oct 22
Baltimore, MD, USA
InvestorPlace Media
Responsibilities They're looking for a managing editor who can: * Edit investment advisories, strengthen arguments, streamline prose, and work with their writers to produce fantastic financial ...
Technical Writer/Editor with Security Clearance
Dec 9
Aberdeen, United States
The position length would be for a 3 month assignment potentially being extended into a full-time ... Provide technical writing and editing support for a variety of documentation deliverables ...
Dec 12
Baltimore, MD, USA
The BOSS Group
Writer/ Editor Responsibilities: This role's main responsibility is writing and editing content for an online investing website. Your goal is to help our site become a must-read for investors. The ...
Nov 1
Sparks, MD, USA
Millenniumsoft Inc.
Proofreader/Editor Location: Sparks, MD Contract Term: 6+ Months Weekly 40.00 Hours [Mon - Fri] Description: Shift Hours 8:30 am - 5:00 pm with some flexibility. Typically requires an Associate ...