$83,059
Avg. Salary
$53.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Speech Writer is $53.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Speech Writer is $83,059 per year.

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Salary $57,780 - $136,846
Bonus $4,000
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$58,357 - $163,893
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Speech Writer

A speech writer develops speeches for someone else to deliver. Employers often include politicians, other public figures and business executives. They must work with the individual giving the speech and/or their representatives to develop the speech topic and key points. They then craft a draft of the speech for review; revisions may be required. The speech writer must match the speaker's tone, style and philosophy in the speech; they also need to carefully consider the audience while writing the speech.

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Key Stats for Speech Writer

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Speech Writer Salaries

National Average
$86,000

Experienced
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 6%