Editors Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Editors

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 the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) editors is $101,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid editors is $27,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of editors in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2.35% 7.39%
0.10% -
3.03% -
3.61% -
-1.55% -
- -

Compare Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of editors in 13 industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for editors occupations is the paper and paper product merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $79,410. The lowest paying industry is the merchant wholesalers, durable goods industry (annual salary $45,550). For detailed editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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