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-3% Jobs Projection
$35,690 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

  • Employment for Editors in Montana is expected to decrease.

  • Editors in Montana earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Editors Work in Montana?

There were approximately 220 workers employed as Editors in this state in 2018.

There were 260 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Editors in MT Employment Trend

The typical state has 950 Editors working in it, which means Montana has fewer Editors than average.

Editors in MT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Montana

Jobs for Editors in this state are declining at a rate of 2.8% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.

Job Projections for Editors: Nation vs. MT

Montana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 350 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 Montana?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $19,140 to $68,660 with $35,690 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.2 to $33.01. The median hourly rate was $17.16.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.81 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.65.

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

Editors Earnings: MT vs. National Average

Top Montana Metros for Editors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Missoula, MT 60 $39,840

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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Occupation MT Employment Total
Writers and Authors 110
Technical Writers 70

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