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-3% Jobs Projection
$53,150 Median Salary
510 Job Openings

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

  • Employment for Editors in Florida is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Editors Work in Florida?

In Florida, there were 4,190 people working as Editors in the year 2018.

There were 4,540 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 350 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Editors in this state are declining at a rate of 3.2% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.

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Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 510 annual job openings, and a total of 5,370 jobs for Florida Editors in 2026.

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

What do Editors Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $29,250 to $92,530 with $53,150 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.06 to $44.49. The median hourly rate was $25.56.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $26.87 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.31.

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

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Top Florida Metros for Editors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,440 $55,950
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 700 $43,810
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 540 $62,120
Jacksonville, FL 210 $48,490
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 200 $52,780
Tallahassee, FL 190 $47,270
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 120 $55,540
Gainesville, FL 110 $48,870
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 100 $51,680
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 90 $50,250
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 80 $50,000
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 80 $39,980
Port St. Lucie, FL 80 $64,140
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 50 $19,200
Ocala, FL 40 $51,850

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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