Script Writer Salary

The average pay for a Script Writer is $30,768 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$27,500 - $100,000
$31K
MEDIAN: $30,768
50%

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$17.75 - $65.00
$40
MEDIAN: $40.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$30,768  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,880 - $152,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
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$21,880 - $152,461  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Script Writer

A script writer creates dialogue and stage direction for actors and directors. Script writers are often associated with plays, television shows and movies; however, other employment opportunities include helping write commercials, safety or demonstration videos for the workplace, and similar presentations that feature narration and/or role playing by actors.

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Script Writer Tasks

  • Create, audit and test scripts for online interaction based on organization guidelines.
  • Review feedback and user data to improve customer experience.
  • Edit and review content, updating for tone as well as new materials.
  • Convey information in an interesting and brand-appropriate manner.

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Key Stats for Script Writer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
50%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Script Writer Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼41%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
50%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 33%