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Total Workforce
160,549
Average Age
41.4
Estimated Job Growth
-1.4%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$55,464
Average Male Salary
$62,648
Average Female Salary
$49,091

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Editors and on wages and locations for those in the field. Periodical, book, & directory publishers is the industry that employs the most Editors, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Editors, by average wage, is Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services. Editors are paid most in Palos Verdes Peninsula PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY.

Wages

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Wage Distribution

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Spatial Concentration

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Industries by Share

Diversity

Demographic information on Editors in the US. The average age of male Editors in the workforce is 42.2 and of female Editors is 40.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Editors is White.

Gender Composition

Race & Ethnicity

Age by Gender

Education

Data on higher education choices for Editors from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Editors is Communications but a relatively high number of Editors hold a major in Communication Technologies.

Majors

Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Editors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Editors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Editors need more than the average amount of Programming, Quality Control Analysis, and Writing.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Editors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Editors are expected to see a growth of -1.4% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

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