Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Ghost Writer is $35.61
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Ghost Writers?
An early career Ghost Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35.00 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Ghost Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50.87 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and …Read more
What Do Ghost Writers Do?
Ghost writers generally write books, articles, and other work for a well-known author. They usually do not receive credit for the work that is done, though they may occasionally be credited as a co-author or editor.
Ghost writers are also commonly tasked with re-writing work for websites. They may work in a permanent position or on a freelance, per-job basis, which makes working from home a viable option. Hours are flexible, as well, though there are often deadlines which must be met, so it is …Read more