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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$51,960
3.54% 13.34%
2015
$50,120
6.26% -
2014
$46,980
3.53% -
2013
$45,320
0.64% -
2012
$45,030
- -

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 $28,480 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 Waco (mean annual salary $60,420). The lowest paying area is Amarillo with a median annual salary of $28,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$72,670
Waco
$60,420
Fort Worth-Arlington
$56,450
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$55,290
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$54,780
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$53,560
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$52,640
College Station-Bryan
$52,350
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,350
El Paso
$49,360
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$45,390
Lubbock
$43,020
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,670
Tyler
$40,970
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$40,710
Brownsville-Harlingen
$37,880
Corpus Christi
$37,750
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,910
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,130
Longview
$29,980
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$28,700
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,690
Amarillo
$28,480




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