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Entry-Level Writer Salary

An Entry-Level Writer earns an average salary of $39,535 per year.
$26,967 - $59,787
(Median)
27K
40K
48K
60K
MEDIAN: $39,535
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90%

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$9.31 - $29.70
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,967 - $59,787  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,861  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $5,057  
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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$23,803 - $60,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 210
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.31 - $29.70  
   
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 - $4,861  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $5,057  
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).
)
$23,803 - $60,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 8%

National Average
$37,000

Editing
up arrow 4%

Copywriting
up arrow 6%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 36%