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Editor Technical & Scientific Publications Salary

$73,252 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,992

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for an Editor Technical & Scientific Publications is $73,252 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Editor Technical & Scientific Publications is between $52,388 and $90,469. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs and coordinates activities of writers engaged in preparing technical, scientific, medical, or other material for publication in conjunction with or independent from manufacturing, research, and related activities: analyzes developments in specific field to determine need for revisions, corrections, and changes in previously published materials, and development of new material.
  • Confers with customer representatives, vendors, plant executives, or publisher to establish technical specifications, determine specific or general subject material to be developed for publication, and resolve problems concerned with developing and publishing subject material.
  • Assigns staff writer or contracts with specialist in subject area to produce draft of manuscript.
  • Supervises staff writers and delineates standard procedures for gathering data and writing.
  • Reviews draft of manuscript and makes recommendations for changes.
  • May edit and correct final draft to prepare for typesetting.
  • May perform similar duties to those supervised.
  • May select or recommend graphics, such as drawings, diagrams, pictures, and charts to illustrate manuscript.
  • May specialize in particular type of publication, such as manuals, handbooks, articles, or proposals.
Editor Technical & Scientific Publications Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Technical Writers

Job family population: 50,350

Estimated population of Editor Technical & Scientific Publications jobs: 1,792

Rate of error: 1.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$84,919
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Editor Technical & Scientific Publications Job Listings for United States

Scientific Editor
Dec 3
San Diego, United States
Leidos
... technical, and scientific authored works for publication in peer-reviewed journals and on the ... Maintain editing guidelines and products lists d. Adhere to the command authored works review ...
Technical Editor (Part-Time)
Nov 14
Berkeley, CA, USA
Bay Systems
Environmental Health + Science Rate: $100.00/Hr Contract: 10 months with Possible permanent ... Provide schedules and costs estimates for major publication projects. Manage project activities ...
Technical Editor
Dec 2
Kennewick, WA, USA
G.A.S. Global
Competence in handling complex publication assignments with minimal supervision * Experience ... Familiar with scientific/engineering principles and terminology related to engineering for nuclear ...
Technical Publishing II
Nov 18
Edwards, CA, USA
JT4 LLC
... Publications Section to collect draft technical/scientific documentation from engineers, test ... Critical tasks include editing classified and unclassified technical reports. Knowledge of 412th ...
Technical Writer I
Nov 25
San Jose, CA, USA
MaxisIT
... a Scientific/Technical Writer you will research, develop, write, and edit technical and ... Requires excellent writing and editing skills. Must have strong organizational and project ...

The average pay for an Editor Technical & Scientific Publications is $73,252 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Editor Technical & Scientific Publications is between $52,388 and $90,469. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Scientific Editor
Dec 3
San Diego, United States
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... technical, and scientific authored works for publication in peer-reviewed journals and on the ... Maintain editing guidelines and products lists d. Adhere to the command authored works review ...
Technical Editor (Part-Time)
Nov 14
Berkeley, CA, USA
Bay Systems
Environmental Health + Science Rate: $100.00/Hr Contract: 10 months with Possible permanent ... Provide schedules and costs estimates for major publication projects. Manage project activities ...
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