Editors Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,890
25th Percentile Wage
$45,830
50th Percentile Wage
$58,510
75th Percentile Wage
$75,660
90th Percentile Wage
$97,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $97,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid editors is $35,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,510
0.68% 11.52%
2016
$58,110
2.48% -
2015
$56,670
3.32% -
2014
$54,790
2.61% -
2013
$53,360
2.98% -
2012
$51,770
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Compare Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of editors in 22 industries in the educational services 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 elementary and secondary schools industry with an annual salary $67,130. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $29,430). For detailed editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$67,130
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$62,060
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$61,850
Educational Services - Privately owned
$60,900
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$60,360
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$60,100
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$59,940
Educational Support Services
$59,880
Educational Services
$58,510
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$58,350
Other Schools and Instruction
$56,500
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$56,500
Educational Services - Local government owned
$56,200
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$55,870
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$54,510
Educational Services - State government owned
$54,470
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$54,400
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$53,930
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$53,600
Technical and Trade Schools
$47,250
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$47,250
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$29,430

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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