Editors Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,660
25th Percentile Wage
$37,690
50th Percentile Wage
$52,010
75th Percentile Wage
$68,920
90th Percentile Wage
$95,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in the industry sector of retail 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 $95,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid editors is $31,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,010-2.21%-9.90%
201553,1607.83%-
201449,000-22.27%-
201359,9104.59%-
201257,160--

Compare Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of editors in six industries in the retail 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 electronics and appliance stores industry with an annual salary $58,090. The lowest paying industry is the nonstore retailers industry (annual salary $51,590). For detailed editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$58,090
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$58,090
Book Stores and News Dealers
$53,710
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$53,270
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$51,620
Nonstore Retailers
$51,590

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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