Writer Salary in New York (United States)

The average salary for a Writer in New York, New York is $53,120 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Writer in New York, New York Total Pay (?
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$30,540 - $100,671
(Median)
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53K
65K
100K
MEDIAN: $53,120
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Writer in New York, New York Total Pay (?
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$14.74 - $80.00
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80
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,540 - $100,671  
   
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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$31,016 - $118,359  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $80.00  
   
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).
)
$31,016 - $118,359  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Experience Affects Writer in New York, New York Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%
National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Writer in New York, New York Salaries

National Average
$55,000
Editing
up arrow 4%
Copywriting
up arrow 10%
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 53%
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