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Considering a career as an Editor in Nebraska?

-3% Jobs Projection
$44,200 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

  • Employment for Editors in Nebraska is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Editors Work in Nebraska?

In 2018, there were 460 Editors working in the state.

There were 420 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Nebraska

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%.


Nebraska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 600 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 Nebraska?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $24,830 to $82,080 with $44,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.94 to $39.46. The median hourly rate was $21.25.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $20.14 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.11.

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


Top Nebraska Metros for Editors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 230 $50,400
Lincoln, NE 140 $38,590

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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