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Senior Writer Salary (United States)

A Senior Writer earns an average salary of $69,837 per year.
Senior Writer Salary (?
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$48,012 - $103,497
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $69,837
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National Salary Data

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$48,012 - $103,497  
   
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$0.00 - $15,000  
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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$45,046 - $106,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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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

New York
up arrow 42%
San Francisco
up arrow 33%
Washington
up arrow 15%
National Average
$70,000
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Experience Affects Senior Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
Late-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$70,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Senior Writer Salaries

Copywriting
up arrow 8%
Editing
up arrow 3%
National Average
$70,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 2%
writing
up arrow 7%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 9%