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What is the average salary for an Editor?

The average salary of an Editor is $62,820. Salaries start from $29,300 and go up to $106,190. Please note that the average salary for an Editor may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $106,190
Starting ($29.3k)
Junior ($39.2k)
Experienced ($54.2k)
Senior ($75.0k)
Highest ($106.2k)
Highest

The top 10% of Editors in United States earn:

$106,190
Senior

The top 25% of Editors in United States earn:

$75,030
Experienced

The middle 50% of Editors in United States earn:

$54,150
Junior

The bottom 25% of Editors in United States earn:

$39,190
Starting

The bottom 10% of Editors in United States earn:

$29,300

Historical salary

Editor salary by state

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State Salary Rank
New York 81,540 1
District of Columbia 79,270 2
New Jersey 69,680 3
Massachusetts 69,440 4
Colorado 68,260 5
California 65,630 6
Florida 63,480 7
Washington 63,430 8
United States 62,820 9
Rhode Island 62,290 10
Delaware 61,550 11
Virginia 61,470 12
Maryland 59,970 13
Connecticut 58,970 14
Alaska 58,520 15
Minnesota 57,330 16
Hawaii 57,030 17
Pennsylvania 56,080 18
North Carolina 55,000 19
New Hampshire 54,310 20
Texas 54,200 21
Illinois 54,110 22
Arizona 53,590 23
Nevada 52,270 24
Missouri 52,220 25
Iowa 51,590 26
South Carolina 51,480 27
Vermont 50,850 28
Utah 50,400 29
New Mexico 49,660 30
Ohio 49,650 31
Georgia 49,640 32
Tennessee 49,280 33
Michigan 48,880 34
West Virginia 47,820 35
Indiana 47,740 36
Louisiana 47,160 37
Alabama 46,760 38
Kansas 46,050 39
Wisconsin 45,930 40
Puerto Rico 45,760 41
Maine 45,140 42
South Dakota 43,500 43
Arkansas 43,220 44
Oregon 43,120 45
North Dakota 42,700 46
Oklahoma 42,080 47
Mississippi 41,150 48
Nebraska 41,110 49
Kentucky 40,700 50
Wyoming 40,380 51
Montana 39,690 52
Idaho 39,500 53

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