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Editors Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,470
25th Percentile Wage
$32,550
50th Percentile Wage
$41,540
75th Percentile Wage
$57,010
90th Percentile Wage
$70,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,470.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.24
25th Percentile Wage
$15.65
50th Percentile Wage
$19.97
75th Percentile Wage
$27.41
90th Percentile Wage
$34.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for editors in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.13. The median hourly salary is $19.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.24.

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
201641,540-3.23%-3.73%
201542,8800.47%-
201442,680-2.18%-
201343,6101.19%-
201243,090--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of Wisconsin ranges from $31,250 to $70,370. The highest paying area for editors in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $70,370. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Oshkosh-Neenah (mean annual salary $62,180). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$70,370
Oshkosh-Neenah
$62,180
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$55,560
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$48,160
Janesville
$44,910
Madison
$43,560
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,060
Racine
$40,490
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$39,590
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$37,620
Duluth
$36,290
Eau Claire
$35,860
Green Bay
$31,750
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$31,250



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