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Editor Dictionary Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$73,556 (USD)

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The average pay for an Editor Dictionary is $73,556 a year and $35 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Editor Dictionary is between $53,204 and $90,470. 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

  • Researches information about words that make up language and writes and reviews definitions for publication in dictionary: conducts or directs research to discover origin, spelling, syllabication, pronunciation, meaning, and usage of words.
  • Organizes research material and writes dictionary definition.
  • May study or conduct surveys to determine factors, such as frequency of use for a specific word, or word use by particular segment of population in order to select words for inclusion in dictionary.
  • May perform related editorial duties.
  • May select drawings or other graphic material to illustrate word meaning.
  • May specialize in particular type of dictionary, such as medical, electronic, or industrial.
Editor Dictionary Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 96,890

Estimated population of Editor Dictionary jobs: 2,498

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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

Assistant Editor
May 18
New York, United States
Oxford University Press, Inc.
... Benezit Dictionary of Artists. The Assistant Editor will work closely with authors and internal ... colleagues, including OAO editors, production editors, and marketing managers. Specific ...
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