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Poet Salary
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$72,506 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$35 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,016 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average poet salary in United States is $72,506 or an equivalent hourly rate of $35. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,016. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$51,707 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$89,621 (USD)

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account_balance The Scarab Club
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