Editors in Massachusetts
Considering a career as an Editor in Massachusetts?
While jobs for Editors in Massachusetts are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Editors in Massachusetts is expected to decrease.
Editors in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Editors Work in Massachusetts?
In 2018, there were 3,160 Editors working in the state.
There were 3,140 Editors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 950 Editors working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Editors than average.
Job Projections for Massachusetts
Jobs for Editors in this state are declining at a rate of 5.4% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.
Massachusetts Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 340 annual job openings, and a total of 3,670 jobs for Massachusetts Editors in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 12,000 annual jobs and 125,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Editors Make in Massachusetts?
In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $42,090 to $150,990 with $71,730 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.24 to $72.59. The median hourly rate was $34.49.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $35.19 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.70.
The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Massachusetts Metros for Editors
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Editors.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Barnstable Town, MA||60||$48,900|
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|
Related Careers in MA
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|Occupation||MA Employment Total|
|Writers and Authors||1,490|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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