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Editor

Ētita/​Kaiwhakatika

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Editors plan, commission, evaluate, select, edit and organise material for publication online or in books, magazines, and newspapers. They may also manage editorial staff.

Pay

Editorial assistants usually earn

$35K-$40K per year

Senior editors usually earn

$60K-$90K per year

Source: Publishers' Association of New Zealand and Whitireia New Zealand, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an editor are average because the publishing industry in New Zealand is small.
Woman proofreading a book on a computer

Mitch Marks proofreading the contents of a book

Last updated 19 March 2018