An Entry-Level Writer earns an average salary of $44,178 per year.

$29,605 - $61,876
$30K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,178
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$9.82 - $30.91
$9
$16
$31
MEDIAN: $16.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,605 - $61,876  
   
Bonus
$352.35 - $9,933  
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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$25,319 - $62,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $30.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.00  
Overtime
$9.79 - $32.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$352.35 - $9,933  
   
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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$25,319 - $62,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,441

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Key Stats for Writer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
063
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Writer Salaries

National Average
$41,000

Online Research
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Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

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Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 11%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 12%

Technical Writing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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