A Writer earns an average salary of C$40,559 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Writing and Proofreading.

C$29,521 - C$64,733
C$30K
C$41K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$40,559
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

C$14.54 - C$60.40
C$15
C$20
C$60
MEDIAN: C$20.48
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
C$0C$29KC$58KC$87K
Salary
C$29,521 - C$64,733  
   
Bonus
C$3,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$29,795 - C$84,237  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
C$0C$21C$42C$63
Hourly Rate
C$14.54 - C$60.40  
   
Overtime
C$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$3,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$29,795 - C$84,237  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Writer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,524

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Writer

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲99%

Experienced
▲36%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
C$42,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
▲25%

Proofreading
▲22%

National Average
C$42,000

Copywriting
▼4%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 48%
ADVERTISEMENT