News Writer Salaries

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -
Log in with LinkedIn
Follow Us On:
follow us on twitter    linkedin  
Subscribe to Our Newsletter
Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

We found 11 pages that closely match News Writer:

Writers are typically responsible for providing written content for companies in the form of articles, blog posts, manuscripts, website text, and other creative content. Writers work under executive or senior editors, as well as with creative directors or producers. They occasionally interact directly ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$30K
$47K
$78K
MEDIAN: $47,034
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied ImageExtremely satisfied
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$25K
$40K
$80K
MEDIAN: $39,894
10%
50%
90%
Freelance writers work for a variety of clients to produce editorial, advertising, marketing, and other written materials. As independent contractors, freelancers typically work from a home office, but they may also work from libraries, coffee shops, or other spaces. Because their clients vary, freelance ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$12K
$38K
$91K
MEDIAN: $37,634
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied ImageExtremely satisfied
Newspapers and other media outlets draw a strong dividing line between news writing - which is generally covered by the bulk of their staff - and editorial. An editorial writer is a writer who outwardly expresses opinions of current events in a wide range of areas, and they are generally expected to ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$29K
$44K
$88K
MEDIAN: $44,218
10%
50%
90%
Staff writers are usually hired by organizations that create some form of written media for customers or consumers. Typically, media outlets that report news in some field (such as technology, sports, and health care) employ one or more staff writers. Regular news outlets and magazines also often refer ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$26K
$40K
$62K
MEDIAN: $40,292
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied ImageExtremely satisfied
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,164
10%
50%
90%
Most of the time, technical writers work in offices full-time as salaried employees. They usually write instruction manuals and other documents in a way that will communicate complex, technical information in nontechnical language. They also develop, gather, and communicate technical information among ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $53,704
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Technical Writer - Lockheed Martin Corp , salaries: $38,038 - $47,500
Technical Writer - Google, Inc. , salaries: $64,888 - $144,731
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied ImageHighly satisfied
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$19K
$39K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,148
10%
50%
90%
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied ImageExtremely satisfied
A journalist is an individual hired to collect and interpret facts about various events and news stories. This may involve conducting interviews and investigations, and using personal observation. Journalists are currently employed by a magazine or newspaper company, both national as well as local, but ...
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$24K
$38K
$72K
MEDIAN: $38,453
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied ImageHighly satisfied
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$30K
$51K
$110K
MEDIAN: $50,951
10%
50%
90%
Average Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
(Median)
$29K
$50K
$140K
MEDIAN: $50,000
10%
50%
90%

News Writer Job Listings

Search for more jobs: