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Department Editor Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$97,166 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Department Editor is $97,166 a year and $47 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Department Editor is between $69,095 and $120,200. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Department Editor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises personnel engaged in selecting, gathering, and editing news and news photographs for one or more specialized news departments of newspaper.
  • Assigns stories to reporters and photographers, edits content, and writes headlines and photo captions.
  • Collaborates with managers of other departments, such as city and sports editors, to coordinate coverage and decide on placement for stories.
Department Editor Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 96,890

Estimated population of Department Editor jobs: 3,178

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Department Editor Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Media Ingest Editor - Spectrum News NY1
May 11
New York, United States
Will coordinate with all departments on the ingesting of media and its corresponding data. Will ... NED102 Editor, Media Ingest Nonexempt 241021BR
Opinion Staff Editor, Newsletter (temp) - New York
May 15
New York, New York, USA
The New York Times Company
The New York Times Opinion department is seeking a sharp writer and omnivorous reader, armed with ... Candidates should have at least five years' experience writing or editing journalism and ...
Senior Editor - Global Program Content
Apr 19
New York, United States
Senior Editor - Global Program Content Content New York, New York Description Position at WW ... This role will collaborate with the Science, Food Database, and Design departments to be sure all ...
Senior Medical Editor
May 7
Parsippany, NJ, USA
Guidemark Health
... departments, including account, art, copy, and medical teams. Primary Functions: Copy edit, fact ... level of editing a project requires and ensure QC process steps are completed on all projects ...
Apr 2
Summit, NJ, USA
RESPONSIBILITIES - Be instrumental in growing and leading the Editorial department - Depending on the project, contribute to and/or oversee the Writing or Editing process for diverse project types ...
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