Mid-Career Writer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Mid-Career Writer is $49,020 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Writing Procedures & Documentation and Marketing Communications.
Mid-Career Writer Salary (?
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$32,255 - $73,791
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,019
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Mid-Career Writer Salary (?
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$10.97 - $48.80
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,255 - $73,791  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,955  
Profit Sharing
$201.68 - $2,543  
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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$31,184 - $82,934  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.97 - $48.80  
   
Overtime
$14.19 - $46.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,955  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.68 - $2,543  
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).
)
$31,184 - $82,934  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 27%
New York
up arrow 9%
National Average
$49,000
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Writer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 20%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 12%
Technical Writing
up arrow 9%
Editing
0%
National Average
$49,000
Copywriting
up arrow 7%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 28%

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Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 33%
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