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4.1% Jobs Projection
$54,170 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Editors Work in Oregon?

1,080 people worked as Editors in 2018 in this state.

There were 900 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Editors in this state are growing at a rate of 4.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.


Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 100 annual job openings, and 1,020 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 Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $26,830 to $83,570 with $54,170 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.9 to $40.18. The median hourly rate was $26.04.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.89 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.15.

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


Top Oregon Metros for Editors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 750 $53,540
Eugene, OR 120 $65,470
Salem, OR 60 $70,560
Bend-Redmond, OR 60 $54,110
Medford, OR 50 $36,540

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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