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Editors Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for editors in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of editors among Colorado cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,120
25th Percentile Wage
$39,190
50th Percentile Wage
$55,970
75th Percentile Wage
$71,960
90th Percentile Wage
$88,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.04
25th Percentile Wage
$18.84
50th Percentile Wage
$26.91
75th Percentile Wage
$34.60
90th Percentile Wage
$42.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for editors in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.40. The median hourly salary is $26.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.04.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of editors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,9700.68%6.49%
201555,590-1.19%-
201456,2502.92%-
201354,6104.16%-
201252,340--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of Colorado ranges from $30,990 to $62,230. The highest paying area for editors in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $62,230. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $60,100). The lowest paying area is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$62,230
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$60,100
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$57,350
Fort Collins-Loveland
$57,290
Colorado Springs
$42,210
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$30,990


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