Textbook Editor 

(Female, Age 54) from Coral Springs, FL

This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 54 who works as a Textbook Editor in Coral Springs, FL. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.

At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Textbook Editor
Salary $100,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 60
Company Size (not answered)
Location Coral Springs, FL
Years Experience 15 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
Income Rating 0 / 10
Interest Rating 0 / 10
Work-Life Rating 0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating 0 / 10

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I am self-employed as a freelance textbook editor. I work on contract for a number of different textbook publishers. Formerly, I was a senior editor at a major publishing company.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I prepare new editions of textbooks, completing all necessary research, writing, and editing to prepare manuscript for bound book. I also write teacher materials and student materials for ancillaries such as workbooks and test booklets.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title:
Level of Responsibility:
The Actual Work:

Table of Contents

Ask a Question of this Mentor

This mentor has opted to receive questions from people interested in this career or job position. Please be respectful of their time and willingness to help. Include some basic relevant background so they can intelligently answer your question.