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Is Connecticut a good place for you to work as an Editor?

-8% Jobs Projection
$64,860 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

While jobs for Editors in Connecticut are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Editors in Connecticut is expected to decrease.

  • Editors in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Editors Work in Connecticut?

In 2018, there were 950 Editors working in the state.

There were 990 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Editors in CT Employment Trend

The amount of Editors working in the state is similar to the average state.

Editors in CT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Editors in this state are declining at a rate of 7.5% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.

Job Projections for Editors: Nation vs. CT

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 110 annual job openings, and 1,230 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 Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $39,150 to $113,680 with $64,860 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.82 to $54.66. The median hourly rate was $31.18.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.13 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.05.

The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Editors Earnings: CT vs. National Average

Top Connecticut Metros for Editors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Editors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 390 $61,410
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 220 $73,260
Springfield, MA-CT 180 $58,900
New Haven, CT 160 $75,570
Danbury, CT 90 $59,430
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 70 $63,380
Worcester, MA-CT 60 $59,360

Top States for Editors Employment

View the list below to see where most Editors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 19,140 $70,200
California 11,060 $68,530
Texas 5,490 $53,450
Florida 4,190 $53,150
Illinois 3,830 $58,540
Virginia 3,450 $65,050
District of Columbia 3,330 $80,210
Massachusetts 3,160 $71,730
New Jersey 3,130 $69,550
Pennsylvania 3,020 $55,750
Minnesota 2,700 $54,160
Maryland 2,280 $56,040
Georgia 2,190 $55,830
Ohio 2,090 $52,450
North Carolina 2,090 $52,080
Colorado 2,010 $57,350
Washington 1,830 $63,540
Tennessee 1,690 $45,100
Michigan 1,670 $52,740
Wisconsin 1,580 $46,350

Below are the states where Editors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $80,210
Massachusetts $71,730
New York $70,200
New Jersey $69,550
California $68,530
Rhode Island $67,660
Virginia $65,050
Connecticut $64,860
Hawaii $64,090
Washington $63,540

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