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Philologist Salary
in New York, United States

$74,459 (USD)

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Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Philologist is $74,459 a year and $36 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Philologist is between $53,554 and $91,808. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Philologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Studies structure and development of specific language or language group: traces origin and evolution of words and syntax through comparative analysis of ancient parent languages and modern language groups, studying word and structural characteristics, such as morphology, semantics, phonology, accent, grammar, and literature.
  • Identifies and classifies obscure languages, both ancient and modern, according to family and origin.
  • Reconstructs and deciphers ancient languages from examples found in archeological remains of past civilizations.
  • May specialize in study of origin, history, and development of words and be designated etymologist.
Philologist Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

Job family population: 35,490

Estimated population of Philologist jobs: 6,103

Rate of error: 2.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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