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Editors Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for editors in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of editors among Missouri 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,920
25th Percentile Wage
$37,620
50th Percentile Wage
$50,430
75th Percentile Wage
$66,500
90th Percentile Wage
$90,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.94
25th Percentile Wage
$18.09
50th Percentile Wage
$24.25
75th Percentile Wage
$31.97
90th Percentile Wage
$43.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for editors in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.66. The median hourly salary is $24.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.94.

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
201650,430-4.28%16.97%
201552,5907.55%-
201448,6204.79%-
201346,2909.55%-
201241,870--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of Missouri ranges from $27,600 to $57,320. The highest paying area for editors in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $57,320. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Louis (mean annual salary $57,210). The lowest paying area is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$57,320
St Louis
$57,210
Columbia
$52,970
Springfield
$38,460
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$38,200
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$32,080
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$30,480
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$27,600



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