Editor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Editor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Texas $41,931
New York $41,932
California $37,421
Colorado $37,000
Virginia $37,000
Georgia $32,000
North Carolina $30,160
Washington $32,000
Pennsylvania $36,000
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 content managers but more than bloggers.

Career Median Salary
Content manager salary $40K
Copywriter salary $38K
Translator salary $35K
Food critic salary $27K
Proofreader salary $31K
Editor salary $36K
Journalist salary $29K
News reporter salary $27K
Author salary $33K
Blogger salary $28K