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1.1% Jobs Projection
$55,830 Median Salary
260 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Editors in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Editors in Georgia is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Editors Work in Georgia?

2,190 people worked as Editors in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,200 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 950 Editors working in it, which means Georgia has more Editors than average.


Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Editors in this state are growing at a rate of 1.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.


Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 260 annual job openings, and 2,690 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 Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $27,970 to $113,200 with $55,830 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.45 to $54.42. The median hourly rate was $26.84.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $22.91 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $3.93.

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


Top Georgia Metros for Editors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,560 $56,040
Chattanooga, TN-GA 140 $40,780
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 80 $37,680
Athens-Clarke County, GA 70 $30,210
Gainesville, GA 50 $44,290
Macon, GA 40 $51,040

Top States for Editors Employment

The table below shows the states 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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