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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 $87,560, Spartanburg, South Carolina is the highest paying city for editors. It is followed by San Rafael, USA (average annual salary $84,310). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$87,560
30
2 San Rafael, USA
$84,310
170
3 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$82,770
50
4 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$81,790
90
5 Toledo, Ohio
$81,330
70
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$79,000
1,630
7 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$78,940
30
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$77,410
2,310
9 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$76,790
630
10 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$76,510
5,500
11 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$74,970
2,310
12 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$74,720
6,340
13 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$74,390
2,890
14 Framingham, Massachusetts
$73,250
90
15 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$72,670
1,490
16 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$72,230
17,640
17 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$71,810
100
18 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$71,740
690
19 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$71,720
180
20 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$70,980
260
21 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$70,880
17,600
22 Nashua, New Hampshire
$70,690
60
23 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$70,560
19,340
24 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
$70,430
n/a
25 New Haven, Connecticut
$70,170
130
26 Fresno, California
$68,930
80
27 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$68,280
1,030
28 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$68,180
4,540
29 Salem, Oregon
$67,360
60
30 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$67,090
5,180
31 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$66,990
40
32 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$66,810
1,330
33 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$66,700
260
34 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$66,660
1,390
35 Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$66,520
40
36 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$66,250
310
37 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$65,970
160
38 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$65,510
90
39 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$65,360
40
40 Camden, New Jersey
$65,340
120
41 Port St Lucie, Florida
$64,720
70
42 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$64,560
740
43 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$64,260
1,050
44 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$64,160
1,950
45 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$63,900
330
46 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$63,840
280
47 Tacoma, Washington
$63,110
60
48 Huntsville, Alabama
$63,020
60
49 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$62,980
690
50 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$62,840
910
51 Terre Haute, Indiana
$62,440
70
52 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$62,440
1,020
53 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$62,430
110
54 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$62,280
4,490
55 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$62,180
50
56 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$61,980
190
57 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$61,970
840
58 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$61,810
90
59 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$61,660
800
60 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$61,390
700
61 Ocala, Florida
$61,080
40
62 Columbus, Ohio
$60,690
640
63 Richmond, Virginia
$60,650
270
64 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$60,580
40
65 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$60,450
520
66 Waco, Texas
$60,420
100
67 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$59,700
630
68 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$59,550
370
69 Boulder, Colorado
$59,410
300
70 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$58,950
1,010
71 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$58,780
150
72 Punta Gorda, Florida
$58,780
30
73 Wichita, Kansas
$58,720
70
74 Wilmington, New Jersey
$58,670
90
75 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$58,270
200
76 Worcester, Massachusetts
$58,120
80
77 Savannah, Georgia
$58,120
50
78 Gary, Indiana
$58,000
50
79 Rochester, New York
$57,870
360
80 Rochester, Minnesota
$57,740
40
81 Springfield, Massachusetts
$57,720
220
82 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$57,650
3,520
83 St Marys County, Maryland
$57,640
50
84 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$57,490
3,300
85 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$57,380
340
86 Flint, Michigan
$57,310
70
87 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$57,230
630
88 Peabody, Massachusetts
$57,180
110
89 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$56,940
1,070
90 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$56,810
1,660
91 Ithaca, New York
$56,800
100
92 Salinas, California
$56,750
40
93 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$56,450
300
94 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$56,440
180
95 St Louis, Missouri
$56,380
640
96 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$56,340
650
97 Elgin, USA
$56,310
70
98 Tallahassee, Florida
$56,170
190
99 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$56,110
160
100 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$56,090
n/a
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