Editors in California
Considering a career as an Editor in California?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Editors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Editors in California is growing faster than average.
Editors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Editors Work in California?
11,060 people worked as Editors in 2018 in this state.
There were 10,940 Editors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 950 Editors working in it, which means California has more Editors than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Editors in this state are growing at a rate of 6.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 1,490 annual job openings, and 15,000 total jobs in 2026 for Editors in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 12,000 annual jobs and 125,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Editors Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $34,650 to $129,700 with $68,530 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.66 to $62.36. The median hourly rate was $32.95.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $32.72 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.23.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Editors
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Editors.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||5,410||$67,580|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||2,520||$77,730|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||700||$69,010|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||690||$59,190|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||200||$59,590|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||160||$57,180|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||140||$61,200|
|Santa Rosa, CA||100||$62,860|
Top States for Editors Employment
View the list below to see where most Editors work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||3,330||$80,210|
Below are the states where Editors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$80,210|
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|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
|Writers and Authors||7,910|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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