Average Script Writer Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Script Writer is $30.00 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$14 - $258
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$31k - $129k
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What Do Script Writers Do?

Script Writer Tasks
  • Create, audit and test scripts for online interaction based on organization guidelines.
  • Review feedback and user data to improve customer experience.
  • Edit and review content, updating for tone as well as new materials.
  • Convey information in an interesting and brand-appropriate manner.
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FAQs About Script Writers

What is the highest pay for Script Writers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Script Writer is $257.60 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Script Writers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Script Writer is $13.96 / hour

How can Script Writers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Script Writer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Script Writer that oversees more junior Script Writers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.