How to Pay Off Student Loans On an EA’s Salary

According to, the average salary for an editorial assistant in New York City is $40k. Chances are you won’t see most of it if you graduated with student loan debt. What are your biggest tips for paying off, or at least making a dent, in your loans on an entry-level salary? Any student loan debt repayment experts are welcome to provide commentary. Responses from anyone who works or has worked in the editorial, magazine or publishing industry or has a comprehensive understanding of financial/debt repayment are welcome.