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-6% Jobs Projection
$54,160 Median Salary
320 Job Openings

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

  • Employment for Editors in Minnesota is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Editors Work in Minnesota?

2,700 people worked as Editors in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,470 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 230 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Editors in this state are declining at a rate of 5.8% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.


Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 320 annual job openings, and 3,390 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 Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $32,030 to $91,970 with $54,160 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.4 to $44.21. The median hourly rate was $26.04.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.77 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.27.

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


Top Minnesota Metros for Editors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,390 $55,830
St. Cloud, MN 50 $46,910
Fargo, ND-MN 40 $64,980
Duluth, MN-WI 40 $47,210

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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