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Editors Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,060
25th Percentile Wage
$33,840
50th Percentile Wage
$42,810
75th Percentile Wage
$60,320
90th Percentile Wage
$88,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.53
25th Percentile Wage
$16.27
50th Percentile Wage
$20.58
75th Percentile Wage
$29.00
90th Percentile Wage
$42.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for editors in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.51. The median hourly salary is $20.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.53.

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
201642,810-2.17%-3.78%
201543,740-3.43%-
201445,2400.46%-
201345,0301.33%-
201244,430--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of Tennessee ranges from $35,540 to $49,730. The highest paying area for editors in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $49,730. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Knoxville (mean annual salary $44,650). The lowest paying area is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$49,730
Knoxville
$44,650
Memphis
$43,750
Chattanooga
$37,140
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$35,540


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