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$74,736

Average Base Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,958

Average Bonus
The average creative writer salary in District of Columbia, United States is $74,736 or an hourly rate of $36. This is 14% higher (+$9,175) than the average creative writer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,958.
Salary by Experience

$55,677

Entry Level Salary

$104,398

Senior Level Salary
An entry level creative writer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $55,677. On the other end, a senior level creative writer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $104,398.
Job Description
Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material. Excludes "Public Relations Specialists" (27-3031) and "Technical Writers" (27-3042).
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