Editors in Washington
Is Washington a good place for you to work as an Editor?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Editors in Washington are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Editors in Washington is growing faster than average.
Editors in Washington earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Editors Work in Washington?
In 2018, there were 1,830 Editors working in the state.
There were 1,770 Editors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 950 Editors working in it, which means Washington has more Editors than average.
Job Projections for Washington
Jobs for Editors in this state are growing at a rate of 31.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.
Washington Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 330 annual Editors job openings in Washington, and 3,040 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 Washington?
In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $34,160 to $104,010 with $63,540 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.42 to $50. The median hourly rate was $30.55.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $30.45 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.10.
The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Washington Metros for Editors
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Editors.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA||150||$50,070|
Top States for Editors Employment
View the list below to see where most Editors work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||3,330||$80,210|
Below are the states where Editors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$80,210|
Related Careers in WA
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|Occupation||WA Employment Total|
|Writers and Authors||1,400|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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