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Editors Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for editors in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of editors amongst Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Editors in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,390
25th Percentile Wage
$31,560
50th Percentile Wage
$48,570
75th Percentile Wage
$60,940
90th Percentile Wage
$82,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of editors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$48,570
9.94% 14.91%
2015
$43,740
4.21% -
2014
$41,900
-2.72% -
2013
$43,040
3.97% -
2012
$41,330
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of Alabama ranges from $18,380 to $63,020. The highest paying area for editors in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $63,020. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $56,440). The lowest paying area is Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $18,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$63,020
Birmingham-Hoover
$56,440
Tuscaloosa
$55,150
Montgomery
$52,890
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$43,560
Mobile
$34,730
Dothan
$31,250
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$28,040
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$27,210
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$18,380




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