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Fiction Writer Salary
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How much does a Fiction Writer make in the United States?
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$73,847 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$36 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,994 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average fiction writer salary in United States is $73,847 or an equivalent hourly rate of $36. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,994. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$52,588 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$91,279 (USD)

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