Writers and Editors Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of writers and editors in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare writers and editors salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Writers and Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,350
25th Percentile Wage
$53,320
50th Percentile Wage
$69,290
75th Percentile Wage
$88,670
90th Percentile Wage
$107,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and editors in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) writers and editors is $107,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and editors is $41,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of writers and editors in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,2900.88%8.07%
201568,6800.39%-
201468,4103.07%-
201366,3103.94%-
201263,700--

Compare Writers and Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of writers and editors in 35 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for writers and editors occupations is the computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $84,470. The lowest paying industry is the printing and related support activities industry (annual salary $43,400). For detailed writers and editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$84,470
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$76,790
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$76,720
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$76,490
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$76,060
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$74,710
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$74,080
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$73,260
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$71,140
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$69,510
Chemical Manufacturing
$68,610
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$67,750
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$67,650
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$67,650
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$65,950
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$65,780
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$65,500
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$64,130
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$63,980
Ship and Boat Building
$63,840
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$63,700
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$61,460
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$61,400
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$59,860
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$59,710
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$59,350
Machinery Manufacturing
$59,040
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$58,660
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$57,550
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$57,490
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$56,360
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$55,080
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$50,900
Printing and Related Support Activities
$43,400
Printing and Related Support Activities
$43,400

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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