Average Script Writer Salary

$56,630
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$1,750
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The average salary for a Script Writer is $56,630.
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$25k
MEDIAN
$57k
90%
$148k
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Salary
$25k - $148k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$23k - $123k

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Job Description for Script Writer

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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Popular Skills for Script Writer

Skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word and Screenwriting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation.

Pay by Experience Level for Script Writer

An entry-level Script Writer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27,500 based on 6 salaries. An early career Script Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Script Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,003 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Script Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,964 based on 9 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.6%
Early Career
46.3%
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
22.0%