Average Screen Writer Salary

$78,119
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$2,673
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The average salary for a Screen Writer is $78,119.
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$31k
10%
$78k
50%
$205k
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MEDIAN $78,119
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$31k - $205k
Bonus
$99 - $25k
Total Pay
$22k - $206k

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Job Description for Screen Writer

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Screen Writer
Middle School Teacher
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Hig...
Lecturer / Speaker
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Screen Writer

An entry-level Screen Writer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,500 based on 7 salaries. An early career Screen Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Screen Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Screen Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,591 based on 9 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.6%
Early Career
54.2%
Mid Career
12.5%
Experienced
18.8%

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