Editors Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,970
25th Percentile Wage
$56,750
50th Percentile Wage
$76,230
75th Percentile Wage
$108,890
90th Percentile Wage
$148,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $148,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid editors is $43,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,2305.31%26.29%
201572,1804.71%-
201468,78016.44%-
201357,4702.23%-
201256,190--

Compare Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of editors in eight industries in the finance and insurance 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 securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage industry with an annual salary $112,050. The lowest paying industry is the insurance carriers industry (annual salary $63,590). For detailed editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$112,050
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$90,670
Other Financial Investment Activities
$80,020
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$71,450
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$67,810
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$67,220
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$65,260
Insurance Carriers
$63,590

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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