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Editors Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for editors in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of editors among North Carolina 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Editors in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,610
25th Percentile Wage
$37,490
50th Percentile Wage
$50,110
75th Percentile Wage
$70,950
90th Percentile Wage
$95,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,610.

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
$50,110
1.64% 6.21%
2016
$49,290
4.36% -
2015
$47,140
-2.40% -
2014
$48,270
-1.16% -
2013
$48,830
3.75% -
2012
$47,000
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of North Carolina ranges from $29,470 to $52,400. The highest paying area for editors in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $52,400. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Winston-Salem (mean annual salary $52,020). The lowest paying area is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$52,400
Winston-Salem
$52,020
Greensboro-High Point
$50,440
Durham-Chapel Hill
$49,680
Fayetteville
$47,500
Wilmington
$42,490
Greenville
$41,160
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$40,830
Asheville
$39,270
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$38,660
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$36,420
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$29,470




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