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Editors Salary Information in Texas

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,190
25th Percentile Wage
$37,290
50th Percentile Wage
$51,960
75th Percentile Wage
$68,660
90th Percentile Wage
$92,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.07
25th Percentile Wage
$17.93
50th Percentile Wage
$24.98
75th Percentile Wage
$33.01
90th Percentile Wage
$44.52

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for editors in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.52. The median hourly salary is $24.98. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.07.

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
201651,9603.54%13.34%
201550,1206.26%-
201446,9803.53%-
201345,3200.64%-
201245,030--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of Texas ranges from $27,060 to $72,670. The highest paying area for editors in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $72,670. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $58,160). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $27,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$72,670
Fort Worth-Arlington
$58,160
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$55,220
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$54,150
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$52,640
College Station-Bryan
$52,020
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,410
El Paso
$49,360
Waco
$46,360
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$43,680
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$43,220
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,520
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,310
Corpus Christi
$37,750
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,130
Lubbock
$31,450
Longview
$29,980
Amarillo
$28,480
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,440
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$27,060


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