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-4% Jobs Projection
$52,740 Median Salary
200 Job Openings

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

  • Employment for Editors in Michigan is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Editors Work in Michigan?

1,670 people worked as Editors in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,560 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Editors in this state are declining at a rate of 3.7% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 200 annual job openings, and a total of 2,080 jobs for Michigan Editors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 12,000 annual jobs and 125,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Editors Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $27,910 to $94,660 with $52,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.42 to $45.51. The median hourly rate was $25.35.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.04 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.31.

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


Top Michigan Metros for Editors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 660 $55,650
Ann Arbor, MI 330 $56,560
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 210 $47,250
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 120 $54,870
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 40 $50,730
Flint, MI 40 $46,880
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 40 $26,130
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 30 $47,970

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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