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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,220
25th Percentile Wage
$37,060
50th Percentile Wage
$45,840
75th Percentile Wage
$60,180
90th Percentile Wage
$85,760

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 $85,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,220.

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
$45,840
6.61% 3.08%
2016
$42,810
-2.17% -
2015
$43,740
-3.43% -
2014
$45,240
0.46% -
2013
$45,030
1.33% -
2012
$44,430
- -

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 $29,910 to $52,440. The highest paying area for editors in Tennessee is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $52,440. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $48,080). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$52,440
Memphis
$48,080
Johnson City
$47,290
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$46,930
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$44,510
Chattanooga
$40,590
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$37,960
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$35,540
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$29,910




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