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Editors in Massachusetts

Considering a career as an Editor in Massachusetts?

-5% Jobs Projection
$71,730 Median Salary
340 Job Openings

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.

Editors in MA Employment Trend

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

Editors in MA vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Editors: Nation vs. MA

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.

Editors Earnings: MA vs. National Average

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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,840 $74,160
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 220 $67,160
Springfield, MA-CT 180 $58,900
Barnstable Town, MA 60 $48,900
Worcester, MA-CT 60 $59,360
Pittsfield, MA 30 $52,080

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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Occupation MA Employment Total
Technical Writers 2,420
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