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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 metropolitan 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 Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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 $90,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,450.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2.90% 9.20%
0.68% -
-1.19% -
2.92% -
4.16% -
- -

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 $37,010 to $59,410. The highest paying area for editors in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $59,410. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $58,950). The lowest paying area is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
Colorado Springs
Fort Collins-Loveland
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area


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