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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 amongst Missouri cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,790
25th Percentile Wage
$38,340
50th Percentile Wage
$49,700
75th Percentile Wage
$69,850
90th Percentile Wage
$95,900

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 $95,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of editors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,700
-1.47% 15.75%
2016
$50,430
-4.28% -
2015
$52,590
7.55% -
2014
$48,620
4.79% -
2013
$46,290
9.55% -
2012
$41,870
- -

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 $29,630 to $56,380. The highest paying area for editors in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $56,380. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $55,260). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$56,380
Kansas City
$55,260
Columbia
$45,430
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$40,150
Springfield
$38,830
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$33,540
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$32,080
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$30,970
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$29,630




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