Career Outlook for Editors

Also known as:  Advertising Editor, Art Editor, Book Editor, Copy Desk Chief, Copy Editor, Index Editor, Manuscript Editor, Newspaper Photo Editor, Publications Editor, Rewrite Editor
The overall job outlook for Editor careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 1.62 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.27 percent per year. Demand for Editors is expected to go up, with an expected 30,039 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.79 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Editors in the following states
New York 18,010
California 10,780
Texas 5,400
Illinois 5,350
Florida 4,320
Massachusetts 4,150
Ohio 4,130
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Editors
Alaska 110
Wyoming 130
South Dakota 160
Delaware 170
Hawaii 170
Rhode Island 190
West Virginia 210