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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,160
25th Percentile Wage
$35,040
50th Percentile Wage
$45,200
75th Percentile Wage
$59,040
90th Percentile Wage
$73,680

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 $73,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,160.

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
$45,200
8.10% 4.67%
2016
$41,540
-3.23% -
2015
$42,880
0.47% -
2014
$42,680
-2.18% -
2013
$43,610
1.19% -
2012
$43,090
- -

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 $70,430. The highest paying area for editors in Wisconsin is Fond du Lac with a median annual salary of $70,430. 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
Fond du Lac
$70,430
Oshkosh-Neenah
$62,180
Lake County-Kenosha County
$61,810
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$50,780
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$49,920
Madison
$47,300
Janesville
$44,910
Green Bay
$43,390
Duluth
$42,270
Eau Claire
$41,650
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,060
Racine
$40,490
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,880
Appleton
$38,360
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,290
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$36,500
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$31,250




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