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Average Salary for Screen Writer in United States

The average salary of a(n) Screen Writer in United States is $67,772.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Screen Writer in United States is $32.58.

The average bonus of a(n) Screen Writer in United States is $1,823.00.

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Writes scripts for motion pictures or television. Selects subject and theme for script based on personal interests or assignment. Researches to obtain accurate factual background information and authentic detail. Writes plot outline, narrative synopsis, or treatment and presents for approval. Confers with producer and director regarding script development, revisions, and other changes. Writes one or more drafts of script. May work in collaboration with other writers. May adapt books or plays into scripts for use in television or motion picture production. May write continuity or comedy routines. May specialize in particular type of script or writing. Less

Writes scripts for motion pictures or television. Selects subject and theme for script based on personal interests or assignment. Researches to obtain accurate factual background information and authentic detail. Writes plot outline, narrative synopsis, or treatment and presents for approval.... More

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