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5.0% Jobs Projection
$53,450 Median Salary
710 Job Openings

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

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

How Many Editors Work in Texas?

In 2018, there were 5,490 Editors working in the state.

There were 5,710 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Editors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.


Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 710 annual job openings, and 7,180 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $31,090 to $121,510 with $53,450 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.95 to $58.42. The median hourly rate was $25.7.

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


Top Texas Metros for Editors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,580 $54,050
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,230 n/a
Austin-Round Rock, TX 970 n/a
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 570 $45,300
Waco, TX 110 $65,910
College Station-Bryan, TX 90 $54,610
Lubbock, TX 80 $46,240
Killeen-Temple, TX 70 $54,730
El Paso, TX 60 n/a
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 50 n/a
Corpus Christi, TX 50 $44,680
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 40 $48,730
Longview, TX 30 $40,900

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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