Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $45K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $53K. Writers in New York claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $70K. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $103K — the plum median salary in this group.