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Editors Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of editors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare editors salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,370
25th Percentile Wage
$45,250
50th Percentile Wage
$62,860
75th Percentile Wage
$84,290
90th Percentile Wage
$103,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $103,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid editors is $35,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of editors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,860
-0.56% 4.66%
2016
$63,210
2.53% -
2015
$61,610
-3.91% -
2014
$64,020
4.36% -
2013
$61,230
2.12% -
2012
$59,930
- -

Compare Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of editors in 13 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $79,030. The lowest paying industry is the individual and family services industry (annual salary $42,690). For detailed editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$79,030
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$78,500
Hospitals - State government owned
$72,200
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$70,800
Hospitals - Privately owned
$70,610
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$66,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$66,300
Offices of Physicians
$66,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$65,530
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$64,830
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$60,060
Social Assistance
$48,510
Individual and Family Services
$42,690

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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