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Mid-Career Writer Salary

The average pay for a Mid-Career Writer is $49,551 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Writing Procedures & Documentation and Technical Writing.
$33,779 - $77,080
(Median)
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61K
77K
MEDIAN: $49,551
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$10.30 - $48.48
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$33,779 - $77,080  
   
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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$31,204 - $85,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$14.19 - $46.43  
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.
)
$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).
)
$31,204 - $85,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Writer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 20%

Technical Writing
up arrow 15%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 5%

National Average
$50,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 5%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 35%