£21,186
Avg. Salary
£9.45
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Staff Writer is £9.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Staff Writer is £21,186 per year.

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MEDIAN £21,185
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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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£15,854 - £26,599
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for Staff Writer

Staff writers are usually hired by organizations that create some form of written media for customers or consumers. Typically, media outlets that report news in some field (such as technology, sports, and health care) employ one or more staff writers. Regular news outlets and magazines also often refer to reporters and story creators as staff writers as well.

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Staff Writer Tasks
  • Write informative, professional material for print or online media sources.
  • Use word processing programs and content management systems to curate material.
  • Adhere to strict deadlines and produce quality content quickly.
  • Perform journalistic research and conduct interviews as needed.

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Q: What is it like working as a Staff Writer?

Staff Writer in London:
Pros: The opportunity to learn from others with a versatile skill set.
Cons: Living costs by far outweigh the salary average (at least amongst my peers).

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Key Stats for Staff Writer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
9%

Skills That Affect Staff Writer Salaries

National Average
₤21,000

Technical Writing
▼3%

Editing
▼12%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 79%