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Writer Salaries in the United States

How much does a Writer make in the United States?

Writers earn $50,000 annually on average, or $24 per hour, which is 28% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Writers work for Savvion at $110,000 annually while the lowest paid Writers work for Indiana Daily Student earning approximately $12,000 each year.

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$44K Freelancercareers.com's Average Writer Salary (3 salaries)

-$6K (12%) less than national average Writer salary ($50K)
+$21K (62%) more than average Freelancercareers.com salary ($23K)
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+$19K (35%) more than average Freelancercareers.com Writer salary ($44K)
"Totally satisfied with the regular payments and bonuses provided."
-$29K (98%) less than average Freelancercareers.com Writer salary ($44K)
"Fully satisfied, great extra income for me."
-$19K (55%) less than average Freelancercareers.com Writer salary ($44K)
"It's enough for my lifestyle."

$42K WriterBay's Average Writer Salary (2 salaries)

-$8K (17%) less than national average Writer salary ($50K)
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Equal to average WriterBay Writer salary ($42K)
"For now I am totally satisfied with my salary and bonuses I can get."
Equal to average WriterBay Writer salary ($42K)
"Quite enough for living if you take a lot of projects."

$40K Asiawriters' Average Writer Salary (1 salaries)

-$10K (22%) less than national average Writer salary ($50K)
+$19K (62%) more than average Asiawriters salary ($21K)
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Equal to average Asiawriters Writer salary ($40K)
"Fully satisfied with salary."

$15K Essaywriters' Average Writer Salary (1 salaries)

-$35K (107%) less than national average Writer salary ($50K)
+$2K (14%) more than average Essaywriters salary ($13K)
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Equal to average Essaywriters Writer salary ($15K)
"Currently I'm satisfied with my salary."

$93K SAIC's Average Writer Salary (2 salaries)

+$43K (60%) more than national average Writer salary ($50K)
+$15K (17%) more than average SAIC salary ($78K)
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+$32K (29%) more than average SAIC Writer salary ($93K)
"I am paid for the services I provide. The compensation is based on my performance and willingness to adapt my style when asked."
-$33K (43%) less than average SAIC Writer salary ($93K)

$51K Prime Time Penguin's Average Writer Salary (2 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average Writer salary ($50K)
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Equal to average Prime Time Penguin Writer salary ($51K)
"I'm underpaid at the moment as a lot of my clients are out of state in smaller markets. These are places that I lived and grew up so I enjoy working there. But I'm looking to use my skills and experience to step up and provide more for my family."
Equal to average Prime Time Penguin Writer salary ($51K)

$209K Kuno Creative's Average Writer Salary (1 salaries)

+$159K (122%) more than national average Writer salary ($50K)
Equal to average Kuno Creative salary ($209K)
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"I would say that it is standard for someone just getting into freelance writing within the last year to earn this salary."

$80K Warner Bros.'s Average Writer Salary (1 salaries)

+$30K (46%) more than national average Writer salary ($50K)
+$19K (26%) more than average Warner Bros. salary ($61K)
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Equal to average Warner Bros. Writer salary ($80K)
"It's better than most"

$70K Essay Baron's Average Writer Salary (1 salaries)

+$20K (33%) more than national average Writer salary ($50K)
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"It was very nice considering that I was a day worker. The nighttime workers were paid very well and had a lot of work.Had I not left the company, I would have definitely be appraised"

$60K City of Southfield's Average Writer Salary (1 salaries)

+$10K (18%) more than national average Writer salary ($50K)
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Equal to average City of Southfield Writer salary ($60K)
"My salary in the communications manager/director field is below that of comparable competitors in my field by approximately $25,000."

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