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Highest Paying Cities for Editors

The top 100 highest paying cities for editors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of editors in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $84,880, Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida is the highest paying city for editors. It is followed by Newark-Union, Pennsylvania (average annual salary $78,280). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of editors in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Editors

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$84,880
80
2 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$78,280
800
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$77,000
630
4 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$76,020
1,590
5 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$75,690
5,140
6 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$73,900
6,020
7 Framingham, Massachusetts
$73,250
50
8 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$72,670
1,150
9 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$72,230
17,640
10 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$72,170
230
11 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$71,660
110
12 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$71,230
2,690
13 Camden, New Jersey
$70,980
130
14 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$70,760
180
15 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$70,520
2,290
16 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$70,390
410
17 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$70,370
160
18 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$69,130
3,180
19 Fresno, California
$68,710
100
20 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$68,280
1,030
21 Port St Lucie, Florida
$67,820
30
22 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$67,810
20,120
23 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$67,310
100
24 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$67,140
290
25 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$66,990
40
26 Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$66,520
40
27 Tacoma, Washington
$65,530
50
28 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$65,360
40
29 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$64,870
4,570
30 Salem, Oregon
$64,800
60
31 Bloomington, Indiana
$64,590
50
32 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$64,560
740
33 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$64,050
100
34 Rockford, Illinois
$63,580
60
35 Flint, Michigan
$63,490
40
36 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$62,840
910
37 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$62,600
780
38 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$62,560
300
39 Reading, Pennsylvania
$62,470
40
40 Terre Haute, Indiana
$62,440
70
41 Columbus, Ohio
$62,410
520
42 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$62,280
4,490
43 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$62,270
280
44 Boulder, Colorado
$62,230
330
45 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$62,180
50
46 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$61,950
1,150
47 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$61,910
1,020
48 New Haven, Connecticut
$61,500
160
49 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$61,490
1,820
50 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$61,220
250
51 Spokane, Washington
$61,140
110
52 Ocala, Florida
$61,080
40
53 Rochester, New York
$60,930
350
54 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$60,580
40
55 Springfield, Massachusetts
$60,380
170
56 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$60,260
490
57 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$60,170
60
58 Dayton, Ohio
$60,160
200
59 Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area, Maryland
$60,100
40
60 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$60,100
50
61 Stockton, California
$59,930
70
62 Tallahassee, Florida
$59,850
200
63 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$59,830
1,280
64 Richmond, Virginia
$59,710
270
65 Huntsville, Alabama
$59,700
80
66 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$59,620
1,230
67 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$59,250
850
68 Salinas, California
$59,130
110
69 Peabody, Massachusetts
$58,960
100
70 Punta Gorda, Florida
$58,780
30
71 Wilmington, New Jersey
$58,670
100
72 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$58,160
330
73 Savannah, Georgia
$58,120
50
74 Rochester, Minnesota
$57,740
40
75 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$57,640
140
76 Peoria, Illinois
$57,480
60
77 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$57,460
570
78 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$57,350
960
79 Kansas City, Missouri
$57,320
400
80 Ithaca, New York
$57,310
110
81 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$57,290
100
82 St Louis, Missouri
$57,210
400
83 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$57,190
3,990
84 Nashua, New Hampshire
$57,180
40
85 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$57,060
3,620
86 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$56,440
140
87 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$56,430
1,000
88 Manchester, New Hampshire
$56,210
50
89 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$56,170
280
90 Worcester, Massachusetts
$55,850
110
91 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$55,710
1,400
92 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$55,560
2,440
93 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$55,550
240
94 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$55,260
670
95 Charlottesville, Virginia
$55,250
510
96 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$55,220
1,580
97 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$55,030
100
98 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$55,000
110
99 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$54,770
440
100 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$54,670
90
See also: Highest paying industries for editors.