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Editors Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,440
25th Percentile Wage
$50,150
50th Percentile Wage
$68,490
75th Percentile Wage
$98,060
90th Percentile Wage
$143,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $143,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,440.

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
$68,490
4.51% 4.18%
2016
$65,400
-4.54% -
2015
$68,370
-0.91% -
2014
$68,990
0.03% -
2013
$68,970
4.84% -
2012
$65,630
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of New York ranges from $31,420 to $72,230. The highest paying area for editors in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $72,230. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $70,560). The lowest paying area is Glens Falls with a median annual salary of $31,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$72,230
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$70,560
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$63,840
Nassau-Suffolk
$62,440
Rochester
$57,870
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$57,380
Ithaca
$56,800
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$54,000
Syracuse
$51,750
Binghamton
$49,390
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$48,630
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$43,960
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$43,900
Utica-Rome
$42,560
Kingston
$40,670
Glens Falls
$31,420




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