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Writer Salary in New York

The average New York Writer earns approximately $52K annually. The majority of Writers in New York (60 percent) who took the survey are female. Some workers in this field — close to one-half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by about one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly less than half. Most New York Writers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,065 - $98,633
(Median)
$30K
$52K
$99K
MEDIAN: $51,741
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90%

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$12.26 - $83.33
(Median)
$12
$40
$83
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,065 - $98,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$30,106 - $120,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $83.33  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
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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$30,106 - $120,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay by Experience Level for Writer in New York, New York

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Writers in New York with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker earns $43K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $51K. New York Writers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $89K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $103K.

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Experience Affects Writer in New York, New York Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 94%


National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Writer in New York, New York Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 27%

Technical Writing
up arrow 27%

National Average
$53,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 11%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 14%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 48%
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