The average pay for a Senior Writer with Media / Public Relations skills is $60,173 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$36,209 - $80,682
(Median)
$36K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $60,172
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,209 - $80,682  
   
Bonus
$5,904  
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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$36,339 - $84,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Experience Affects Senior Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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