Average Writer / Author Salary

$51,103
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$22k
MEDIAN
$51k
90%
$102k

The average salary for a Writer / Author is $51,103

Base Salary
$22k - $102k
Bonus
$49 - $19k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Commission
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$22k - $102k
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What Do Writer / Authors Do?

Writer / Author Tasks
  • Conceptualize novels, books, stories, brochures, manuals, or television shows and create pitches or letters to market them.
  • Promote and distribute written documents.
  • Write books, websites, manuals, brochures or scripts, conducting research and working with editors.
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4.4 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Female
60.9%
Male
39.1%
This data is based on 23 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

32%

Dental

21%

Vision

18%

None

68%