Senior Writer Salary

A Senior Writer earns an average salary of $68,804 per year. A skill in Proposal Writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$47,215 - $99,453
(Median)
$47K
$69K
$99K
MEDIAN: $68,804
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50%
90%

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$12.37 - $56.24
(Median)
$12
$20
$56
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,215 - $99,453  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$44,565 - $101,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $56.24  
   
Overtime
$34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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).
)
$44,565 - $101,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Senior Writer

A senior writer works for any entity that produces publications, such as magazines, newspapers, or blogs. The senior writer may also work for a company or organization in order to create things such as press releases, correspondence, and advertisements.

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Senior Writer Tasks

  • Distill information into clear, concise summaries and presentations.
  • Write documents according to specifications, ensuring audience fit.
  • Research, integrate information about, and understand complex topics.
  • Edit documents and ensure fit to standards and specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Writer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,426

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Experience Affects Senior Writer Salaries



National Average
$68,000



Skills That Affect Senior Writer Salaries

Proposal Writing
up arrow 24%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
0%

National Average
$68,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%


writing
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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