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What is the average salary for an Editor?

The average salary of an Editor is $30.2. Salaries start from $14.1 and go up to $51.1. 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.

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$0 $51.1
Starting ($14.09)
Junior ($18.84)
Experienced ($26.04)
Senior ($36.07)
Highest ($51.05)
Highest

The top 10% of Editors in United States earn:

$51.1
Senior

The top 25% of Editors in United States earn:

$36.1
Experienced

The middle 50% of Editors in United States earn:

$26.0
Junior

The bottom 25% of Editors in United States earn:

$18.8
Starting

The bottom 10% of Editors in United States earn:

$14.1

Historical salary

Editor salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Editor Salary in New York 39.2 1
Editor Salary in District of Columbia 38.1 2
Editor Salary in New Jersey 33.5 3
Editor Salary in Massachusetts 33.4 4
Editor Salary in Colorado 32.8 5
Editor Salary in California 31.6 6
Editor Salary in Florida 30.5 7
Editor Salary in Washington 30.5 8
Editor Salary in United States 30.2 9
Editor Salary in Rhode Island 30.0 10
Editor Salary in Delaware 29.6 11
Editor Salary in Virginia 29.6 12
Editor Salary in Maryland 28.8 13
Editor Salary in Connecticut 28.4 14
Editor Salary in Alaska 28.1 15
Editor Salary in Minnesota 27.6 16
Editor Salary in Hawaii 27.4 17
Editor Salary in Pennsylvania 27.0 18
Editor Salary in North Carolina 26.4 19
Editor Salary in New Hampshire 26.1 20
Editor Salary in Texas 26.1 21
Editor Salary in Illinois 26.0 22
Editor Salary in Arizona 25.8 23
Editor Salary in Nevada 25.1 24
Editor Salary in Missouri 25.1 25
Editor Salary in Iowa 24.8 26
Editor Salary in South Carolina 24.8 27
Editor Salary in Vermont 24.5 28
Editor Salary in Utah 24.2 29
Editor Salary in New Mexico 23.9 30
Editor Salary in Georgia 23.9 31
Editor Salary in Ohio 23.9 32
Editor Salary in Tennessee 23.7 33
Editor Salary in Michigan 23.5 34
Editor Salary in West Virginia 23.0 35
Editor Salary in Indiana 23.0 36
Editor Salary in Louisiana 22.7 37
Editor Salary in Alabama 22.5 38
Editor Salary in Kansas 22.1 39
Editor Salary in Wisconsin 22.1 40
Editor Salary in Puerto Rico 22 41
Editor Salary in Maine 21.7 42
Editor Salary in South Dakota 20.9 43
Editor Salary in Arkansas 20.8 44
Editor Salary in Oregon 20.7 45
Editor Salary in North Dakota 20.5 46
Editor Salary in Oklahoma 20.2 47
Editor Salary in Mississippi 19.8 48
Editor Salary in Nebraska 19.8 49
Editor Salary in Kentucky 19.6 50
Editor Salary in Wyoming 19.4 51
Editor Salary in Montana 19.1 52
Editor Salary in Idaho 19.0 53