Novelist Salary

A Novelist earns an average salary of $56,000 per year.

$9,967 - $155,133
(Median)
$10K
$56K
$160K
MEDIAN: $56,000
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Salary
$9,967 - $155,133  
   
Bonus
$17,500  
Total Pay (?
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$10,000 - $145,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Novelist

  • Write books, websites, manuals, brochures or scripts, conducting research and working with editors.
  • Promote and distribute written documents.
  • Conceptualize novels, books, stories, brochures, manuals, or television shows and create pitches or letters to market them.

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Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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