A Staff Writer earns an average salary of $38,274 per year. A skill in Blogging is associated with high pay for this job.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Staff Writer Total Pay (?
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$24,537 - $57,737
(Median)
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38K
49K
58K
MEDIAN: $38,273
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Staff Writer Total Pay (?
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$9.63 - $24.90
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,537 - $57,737  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
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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$23,172 - $57,050  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.63 - $24.90  
   
Overtime
$14.59 - $36.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
   
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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$23,172 - $57,050  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Washington
up arrow 34%
New York
up arrow 26%
San Diego
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National Average
$36,000
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Experience Affects Staff Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Staff Writer Salaries

Blogging
up arrow 19%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 10%
Online Research
up arrow 6%
Technical Writing
up arrow 2%
National Average
$36,000
Editing
up arrow 2%
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Gender
Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 23%
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