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Editors Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for editors in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of editors amongst Pennsylvania 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,940
25th Percentile Wage
$39,340
50th Percentile Wage
$54,820
75th Percentile Wage
$73,750
90th Percentile Wage
$94,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.91
25th Percentile Wage
$18.91
50th Percentile Wage
$26.36
75th Percentile Wage
$35.46
90th Percentile Wage
$45.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for editors in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.43. The median hourly salary is $26.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.91.

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
201654,8202.86%9.58%
201553,2502.12%-
201452,1202.32%-
201350,9102.63%-
201249,570--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $30,910 to $78,280. The highest paying area for editors in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $78,280. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (mean annual salary $67,310). The lowest paying area is State College with a median annual salary of $30,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$78,280
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$67,310
Reading
$62,470
Philadelphia
$61,910
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$61,490
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$51,920
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$51,420
Pittsburgh
$50,990
Erie
$50,000
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$47,810
York-Hanover
$45,270
Lancaster
$44,710
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$43,200
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$42,510
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,300
State College
$30,910


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