Speech Writer Salary

A Speech Writer earns an average salary of $77,182 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$50,684 - $145,162
$51K
$79K
$150K
MEDIAN: $78,861
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50%
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Salary $50,684 - $145,162
Bonus $20,000
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$51,064 - $173,826
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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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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Speech Writer Tasks

  • Prepare and edit top management speeches and editorial columns for internal and external audiences.
  • Confer with management to discuss changes or revisions to material.
  • Plan speech and column arrangements or outlines, and organize material accordingly.

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Key Stats for Speech Writer

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Speech Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 6%
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