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Editors Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of editors in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare editors salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,770
25th Percentile Wage
$46,240
50th Percentile Wage
$63,410
75th Percentile Wage
$86,320
90th Percentile Wage
$113,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $113,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid editors is $31,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of editors in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,4104.51%10.31%
201560,5503.02%-
201458,7202.18%-
201357,4400.99%-
201256,870--

Compare Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of editors in seven industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 social advocacy organizations industry with an annual salary $68,150. The lowest paying industry is the civic and social organizations industry (annual salary $47,120). For detailed editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Social Advocacy Organizations
$68,150
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$67,140
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$66,480
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$65,380
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$63,420
Religious Organizations
$52,950
Civic and Social Organizations
$47,120

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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