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Speech Writer Salary

A Speech Writer earns an average salary of $61,379 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$34,645 - $115,400
(Median)
$35K
$61K
$120K
MEDIAN: $61,379
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$34,645 - $115,400  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $34,255  
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$33,697 - $108,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Speech Writer

  • Plan speech and column arrangements or outlines, and organize material accordingly.
  • Confer with management to discuss changes or revisions to material.
  • Prepare and edit top management speeches and editorial columns for internal and external audiences.

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Experience Affects Speech Writer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 32%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 20%
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