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0.8% Jobs Projection
$70,200 Median Salary
2,060 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Editors in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Editors in New York is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Editors Work in New York?

In New York, there were 19,140 people working as Editors in the year 2018.

There were 19,160 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Editors in this state are growing at a rate of 0.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 2,060 annual Editors job openings in New York, and 21,240 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Editors Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $37,230 to $146,620 with $70,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.9 to $70.49. The median hourly rate was $33.75.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $32.93 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.82.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York Metros for Editors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 19,730 $72,030
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 330 $61,390
Rochester, NY 280 $58,000
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 270 $66,300
Glens Falls, NY 240 $31,760
Syracuse, NY 160 $48,440
Ithaca, NY 90 $57,250
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 40 $40,280
Utica-Rome, NY 30 $40,620
Binghamton, NY 30 $45,980

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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