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Editors Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,410
25th Percentile Wage
$34,980
50th Percentile Wage
$50,550
75th Percentile Wage
$62,230
90th Percentile Wage
$76,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for editors in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,410.

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
$50,550
7.64% 16.50%
2016
$46,690
10.94% -
2015
$41,580
3.80% -
2014
$40,000
-1.20% -
2013
$40,480
-4.27% -
2012
$42,210
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Editors in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of editors in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of editors in state of West Virginia ranges from $33,650 to $76,510. The highest paying area for editors in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $76,510. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,640). The lowest paying area is Cumberland with a median annual salary of $33,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$76,510
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$54,640
Charleston
$49,420
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$41,470
Huntington-Ashland
$39,210
Cumberland
$33,650




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