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Editors Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for editors in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of editors among Massachusetts metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Editors in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,800
25th Percentile Wage
$48,820
50th Percentile Wage
$68,600
75th Percentile Wage
$94,960
90th Percentile Wage
$138,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.21
25th Percentile Wage
$23.47
50th Percentile Wage
$32.97
75th Percentile Wage
$45.66
90th Percentile Wage
$66.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for editors in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $66.80. The median hourly salary is $32.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.21.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of editors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,6007.27%5.50%
201563,6101.43%-
201462,7002.07%-
201361,400-5.59%-
201264,830--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of Massachusetts ranges from $46,820 to $73,250. The highest paying area for editors in Massachusetts is Framingham with a median annual salary of $73,250. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $71,230). The lowest paying area is Barnstable Town with a median annual salary of $46,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Framingham
$73,250
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$71,230
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$69,130
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$60,580
Springfield
$60,380
Peabody
$58,960
Worcester
$55,850
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$48,780
Barnstable Town
$46,820


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