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Publications Editor Salary
in New York, United States

$93,296 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Publications Editor is $93,296 a year and $45 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Publications Editor is between $66,153 and $115,508. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Publications Editor. 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

  • Formulates policy; plans, coordinates, and directs editorial activities; and supervises workers who assist in selecting and preparing material for publication in magazines, trade journals, house organs, and related publications.
  • Determines theme of issue and gathers related material.
  • Writes or assigns staff members or freelance writers to write articles, reports, editorials, reviews, and other material.
  • Reads and evaluates material submitted for publication consideration.
  • Secures graphic material from picture sources and assigns artists and photographers to produce pictures and illustrations.
  • Assigns staff member, or personally interviews individuals and attends gatherings, to obtain items for publication, verify facts, and clarify information.
  • Assigns research and other editorial duties to assistants.
  • To carry out responsibilities at this level requires a four-year degree.
Publications Editor Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 96,890

Estimated population of Publications Editor jobs: 2,622

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Publications Editor Job Listings for New York, United States

Mar 21
New York, NY, USA
Smart Meetings
Smart Meetings is looking for an experienced editor to work remotely in New York, NY, office who excels at writing and shaping digital and print copy for a dynamic, award-winning publication with a ...
SEO Editor
Feb 20
New York, NY, USA
Ladders, Inc.
Ladders is seeking an SEO Editor for its new publication about the future of work, which features breaking news and analysis of everything related to careers, management, and job search. We reach ...
Mar 21
New York, NY, USA
IHS Markit
The associate managing editor, JOC.com, is a full-time working journalist supporting JOC.com and ... JOC, part of IHS Markit, is a 192-year-old publication delivering actionable business intelligence ...
Editor of SyndicatedNews
Feb 18
New York, NY, USA
Your task will consist primarily in writing and buying "syndicatable" articles from various publications and writers and syndicating them to other news media. In other words, trading news content and ...
Editor, The Balance
Mar 11
New York, New York, USA
The Daily Beast
As Editor you will lead our efforts to create the best content and content experiences around ... publication. Our brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Investopedia, Lifewire, Byrdie ...
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