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The average hourly pay for a Ghost Writer is $47.50.
MEDIAN $47.50
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $80
Total Pay
$32,024 - $164,125

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Ghost Writer
Curriculum Developer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Ghost Writer

Skills in Editing, Technical Writing and Online Research are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Ghost Writer

An early career Ghost Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49.13 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Ghost Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57.50 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.

Years of Experience

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