The average pay for a Mid-Career Writer is $50,320 per year.

$34,981 - $82,230
$35K
$50K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,320
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50%
90%

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$12.09 - $50.23
$12
$24
$50
MEDIAN: $24.32
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$34,981 - $82,230  
   
Bonus
$984 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$31,537 - $86,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $50.23  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$984 - $11,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$31,537 - $86,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Key Stats for Writer

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
069
5-9 years
69%
10-19 years
31%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Writer Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%

Copywriting
up arrow 3%

National Average
$51,000

Editing
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 5%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 10%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Online Research
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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