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
$35,700
25th Percentile Wage
$45,790
50th Percentile Wage
$58,110
75th Percentile Wage
$73,620
90th Percentile Wage
$93,780

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 $93,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid editors is $35,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,1102.48%10.91%
201556,6703.32%-
201454,7902.61%-
201353,3602.98%-
201251,770--

Compare Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of editors in 20 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 business schools and computer and management training - privately owned industry with an annual salary $62,800. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $47,980). For detailed editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$62,800
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$62,390
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$62,060
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$61,450
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$60,740
Educational Services - Privately owned
$60,280
Educational Support Services
$59,960
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$59,960
Educational Services
$58,110
Other Schools and Instruction
$58,070
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$58,070
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$57,740
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$54,890
Educational Services - Local government owned
$53,920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$53,040
Educational Services - State government owned
$52,950
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$51,370
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$50,970
Technical and Trade Schools
$47,980
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$47,980

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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