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Entry-Level Writer Salary

An Entry-Level Writer earns an average salary of $40,558 per year.

$29,080 - $61,093
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$61K
MEDIAN: $40,557
10%
50%
90%

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$9.39 - $30.41
(Median)
$9
$15
$30
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,080 - $61,093  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,946  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5,028  
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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$24,065 - $61,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $30.41  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $40.14  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5,028  
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).
)
$24,065 - $61,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Writer Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 7%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%

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Copywriting
up arrow 8%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 9%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 34%