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$73,527

Average Base Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,985

Average Bonus
The average fiction writer salary in United States is $73,527 or an equivalent hourly rate of $35. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,985. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$51,463

Entry Level Salary

$87,741

Senior Level Salary
An entry level fiction writer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $51,463. On the other end, a senior level fiction writer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $87,741.

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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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