The average pay for a Late-Career Writer is $52,172 per year.

$38,794 - $102,733
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$100K
MEDIAN: $52,171
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90%

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$17.17 - $81.99
(Median)
$17
$45
$82
MEDIAN: $44.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,794 - $102,733  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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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$37,125 - $134,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$17.17 - $81.99  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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).
)
$37,125 - $134,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Skills That Affect Writer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 9%

National Average
$64,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Online Research
up arrow 4%

Copywriting
up arrow 8%

Editing
up arrow 14%

Technical Writing
up arrow 21%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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