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Want to work in South Carolina as an Editor? Read this first!

6.0% Jobs Projection
$39,400 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Editors in South Carolina is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Editors Work in South Carolina?

In South Carolina, there were 820 people working as Editors in the year 2018.

There were 800 Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Editors in this state are growing at a rate of 6.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.4%.


South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 120 annual job openings, and 1,230 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 South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Editors ranged from $27,460 to $75,500 with $39,400 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.2 to $36.3. The median hourly rate was $18.94.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.12 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.82.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top South Carolina Metros for Editors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 650 $60,470
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 400 $37,660
Columbia, SC 160 $44,860
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 80 $37,680
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 70 $50,000
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 30 $40,770

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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