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Writer Salary

How much does a Writer make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Writer

$77,017 (USD)/yr

$37 (USD)/hr

$2,079 (USD)/yr

$76,036 (USD)/yr

$37 (USD)/hr

$2,079 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Writes original prose material for publication. Selects subject matter based on personal interest or receives specific assignment from publisher. Conducts research and makes notes to retain ideas, develop factual information, and obtain authentic detail.
The average writer salary in United States is $77,017 or an equivalent hourly rate of $37. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,079. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$54,845 (USD)

$95,196 (USD)

Education
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Salary Potential

$89,284 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Writer will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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