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Employment Prospects


Approximately 118,300 editors are employed in the United States. One of the best things about the field of editing is that there are many opportunities for editors. The most obvious employers for editors are book and directory publishers, magazines, and newspapers. Thirty-eight percent of editors are employed by these companies. There are many varieties of these types of publishers. There are small and large publishers, general and specialized publishers, local and national publishers. If you have a strong interest in a particular field, you will undoubtedly find various publishers that specialize in it. 

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