Writer in New York Salary
For Writers in New York, N.Y., annual average wages total $51K per year. Although nearly one-third lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Most Writers in New York survey respondents are women (74 percent). The majority of New York Writers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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Pay by Experience Level for Writer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $43K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $52K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $106K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran New York Writers report making only $88K on average.