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Editors Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for editors in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of editors among Georgia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,510
25th Percentile Wage
$31,120
50th Percentile Wage
$47,660
75th Percentile Wage
$73,590
90th Percentile Wage
$107,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,510.

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
2017
$47,660
0.15% 6.08%
2016
$47,590
9.75% -
2015
$42,950
-10.97% -
2014
$47,660
10.74% -
2013
$42,540
-5.22% -
2012
$44,760
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of Georgia ranges from $27,220 to $58,120. The highest paying area for editors in Georgia is Savannah with a median annual salary of $58,120. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Columbus (mean annual salary $51,700). The lowest paying area is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Savannah
$58,120
Columbus
$51,700
Macon
$47,110
Athens-Clarke County
$44,330
Warner Robins
$41,940
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$41,460
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$41,040
Gainesville
$39,590
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$35,650
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$27,220




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