Editor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Editor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Pennsylvania $43,551
Texas $40,962
New York $39,820
California $36,510
Colorado $37,000
Virginia $37,000
Georgia $32,000
North Carolina $30,160
Washington $32,000
Ohio $31,600
Massachusetts $33,500
Minnesota $30,600
Illinois $30,600
Maryland $31,600
Florida $27,040

How do editor salaries compare to similar careers?

Editors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than translators but more than bloggers.

Career Median Salary
Translator salary $34K
Photojournalist salary $34K
Copywriter salary $38K
Sports writer salary $27K
Proofreader salary $30K
Editor salary $36K
Journalist salary $29K
News reporter salary $27K
Author salary $31K
Blogger salary $26K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)