Writer in New York Salary

Median pay for New York Writers lies in the neighborhood of $55K per year. There are far more female Writers in New York who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 80 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about two in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Writers in New York, N.Y. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$33,825 - $89,998
$34K
$55K
$90K
MEDIAN: $55,267
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$10.14 - $172.61
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$31
$170
MEDIAN: $31.00
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$0$123K
Salary $33,825 - $89,998
Bonus $12,500
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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$31,627 - $123,093
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data $0$172
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $172.61
Overtime $50.00
Annual Data $0$123K
Bonus $12,500
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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$31,627 - $123,093
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Writer

Pay by Experience for a Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 11 salaries. A Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Writer

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

▲48%

▲22%

National Average
$57,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Writer Salaries

Marketing Communications
▲48%

Technical Writing
▲11%

▼0%

National Average
$57,000

▼2%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼21%

Social Media Marketing
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 39%
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