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Editor Technical & Scientific Publications Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$86,648 (USD)

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The average pay for an Editor Technical & Scientific Publications is $86,648 a year and $42 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Editor Technical & Scientific Publications is between $61,969 and $107,013. 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

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Technical Writers

Job family population: 49,960

Estimated population of Editor Technical & Scientific Publications jobs: 1,778

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Editor Technical & Scientific Publications Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Technical Writer
Apr 20
New York, NY, USA
... publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installation and operation. ... Organizes material and completes writing/editing assignment according to set standards regarding ...
Technical Writer
Apr 11
New York, NY, USA
The position will be responsible for creating and editing user documentation including technical ... Manage review and approval process and prepare documents for publication. * Publish, maintain and ...
Young Audiences Editor
Mar 7
New York, NY, USA
Dow Jones
... scientists, artificial intelligence experts and more -- in a lively, collaborative project to ... There aren't many times a major publication starts a new content initiative of this aspiration, and ...
Apr 12
Dayton T. Brown, Inc.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER ELECTRONIC TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS Bohemia, NY Dayton T. Brown, Inc. ... computer science. The candidate must also be able to decipher customer requirements, develop ...
Medical Technical Writer
May 2
Stamford, CT, USA
Cogent Infotech Corporation
Medical Technical Writer Location : Stamford, CT 06901 Duration : 6+ Month (High Possibility of ... Responsibilities include: develop, write, review, edit, and submit scientific publications, FDA ...
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