The average pay for a Sports Writer is $40,690 per year.

$24,875 - $69,810
$25K
$41K
$70K
MEDIAN: $40,690
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$7.96 - $17.50
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$18
MEDIAN: $11.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,875 - $69,810  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
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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$17,496 - $53,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.96 - $17.50  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
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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$17,496 - $53,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Key Stats for Sports Writer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
051
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Sports Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 68%

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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