Entry-Level Writer Salary

An Entry-Level Writer earns an average salary of $44,205 per year.

$29,620 - $61,694
$30K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,206
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$9.80 - $30.07
$9
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.57
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$0$63K
Salary $29,620 - $61,694
Bonus $479.71 - $9,967
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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$24,969 - $63,026
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 208
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $9.80 - $30.07
Hourly Tips $0.22
Overtime $6.14 - $31.25
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $479.71 - $9,967
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).
)
$24,969 - $63,026
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 94

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,326

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Writer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Writer in Berthoud:
"How Will You Adjust to Setting Your Own Hours?"
Be flexible; be prepared to do lots of research; be disciplined; put your reader's interests first.

Key Stats for Writer

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Writer Salaries

Online Research
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

▼3%

▼3%

Marketing Communications
▼4%

Technical Writing
▼4%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼8%

Social Media Marketing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 34%
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