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
$32,010
25th Percentile Wage
$42,550
50th Percentile Wage
$61,540
75th Percentile Wage
$78,850
90th Percentile Wage
$99,120

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 $99,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid editors is $32,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,5400.10%5.17%
201561,4803.03%-
201459,6203.61%-
201357,470-1.55%-
201258,360--

Compare Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of editors in eight 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 professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $70,230. The lowest paying industry is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry (annual salary $46,820). For detailed editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$70,230
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$68,410
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$65,560
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$65,510
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$62,960
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$54,090
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$46,820
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$46,820

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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