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Editors Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,880
25th Percentile Wage
$46,320
50th Percentile Wage
$65,400
75th Percentile Wage
$86,130
90th Percentile Wage
$114,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,880.

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
$65,400
1.18% 18.23%
2016
$64,630
-3.47% -
2015
$66,870
11.87% -
2014
$58,930
3.87% -
2013
$56,650
5.60% -
2012
$53,480
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of Virginia ranges from $32,980 to $60,650. The highest paying area for editors in Virginia is Richmond with a median annual salary of $60,650. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford (mean annual salary $56,090). The lowest paying area is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol with a median annual salary of $32,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Richmond
$60,650
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$56,090
Charlottesville
$52,590
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$46,380
Harrisonburg
$45,130
Roanoke
$44,690
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,040
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$43,680
Lynchburg
$38,660
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$38,450
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$32,980




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