Ghost Writer Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Ghost Writer is $21.25 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Ghost Writer Total Pay (?
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$23,270 - $101,367
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MEDIAN: $45,000
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Ghost Writer Total Pay (?
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$12.16 - $50.11
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$23,270 - $101,367  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
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).
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$24,782 - $102,866  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $50.11  
   
Overtime
$9.00 - $70.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
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).
)
$24,782 - $102,866  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Experience Affects Ghost Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 15% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 78%
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