Late-Career Writer Salary (United States)

A Late-Career Writer earns an average salary of $61,928 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Writing Procedures & Documentation, Marketing Communications, and Editing.
Late-Career Writer Total Pay (?
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$31,483 - $102,459
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61,927
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Late-Career Writer Total Pay (?
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$20.13 - $84.43
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MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$31,483 - $102,459  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,260  
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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$32,695 - $144,755  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $84.43  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,260  
   
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).
)
$32,695 - $144,755  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Writer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 24%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 15%
Editing
up arrow 12%
National Average
$72,000
Copywriting
up arrow 13%
Technical Writing
up arrow 28%

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 44%
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