Writer Salaries in New York City, NY Area

274 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

Average Base Pay
$59,081 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,445
Range$410 - $14,567

How much does a Writer make in New York City, NY?

The average salary for a Writer is $59,081 in New York City, NY. Salaries estimates are based on 274 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Writer employees in New York City, NY.

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Writer - Hourly

Bustle

$18/hr

Range: $14 - $25

14 salaries

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$18/hr
$14$25

Writer

LittleThings

$46,052/yr

Range: $42K - $50K

12 salaries

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$46,052/yr
$42K$50K

Writer

Refinery29

$63,037/yr

Range: $54K - $68K

9 salaries

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$63,037/yr
$54K$68K

Writer

BuzzFeed

$46,460/yr

Range: $30K - $65K

7 salaries

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$46,460/yr
$30K$65K

Writer

Binder and Binder

$38,839/yr

Range: $37K - $43K

5 salaries

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$38,839/yr
$37K$43K

Writer

FOX News

$82,398/yr

Range: $56K - $85K

5 salaries

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$82,398/yr
$56K$85K

Writer

Upworthy

$59,150/yr

Range: $44K - $63K

5 salaries

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$59,150/yr
$44K$63K

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Writer

Grey Group

$84,952/yr

Range: $65K - $98K

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$84,952/yr
$65K$98K

Writer

Rebel Circus

$33,281/yr

Range: $33K - $34K

4 salaries

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$33,281/yr
$33K$34K

Writer

NYU (New York University)

$59,148/yr

Range: $49K - $64K

4 salaries

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$59,148/yr
$49K$64K

Writer

AdAsia Communications

$54,721/yr

Range: $40K - $55K

4 salaries

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$54,721/yr
$40K$55K

Writer

Time Inc.

$66,029/yr

Range: $61K - $80K

4 salaries

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$66,029/yr
$61K$80K

Writer

33 Universal

$30,723/yr

Range: $27K - $44K

3 salaries

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$30,723/yr
$27K$44K

Writer

Forbes

$58,851/yr

Range: $49K - $81K

3 salaries

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$58,851/yr
$49K$81K

Writer

CNN

$90,002/yr

Range: $75K - $106K

3 salaries

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$90,002/yr
$75K$106K

Writer - Monthly

EssayThinker

$4,457/mo

Range: $4K - $6K

3 salaries

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$4,457/mo
$4K$6K

Writer - Hourly Contractor

ViacomCBS

$32/hr

Range: $28 - $36

3 salaries

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$32/hr
$28$36

Writer

Newsweek

$41,025/yr

Range: $37K - $52K

3 salaries

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$41,025/yr
$37K$52K

Writer

Vox Media

$66,678/yr

Range: $60K - $68K

3 salaries

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$66,678/yr
$60K$68K

Writer

BrainPOP

$53,980/yr

Range: $50K - $57K

3 salaries

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$53,980/yr
$50K$57K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent writer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$28
hourly
A Writer reported making $28 per hour
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10+ years experience
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Writer and Editor reported making $100,000 per year
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Contract
1001 to 5000 employees
 
Company - Public
$35
hourly
A Contributor reported making $35 per hour
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Contract
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
$25
hourly
A Writer reported making $25 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$80
hourly
A Writer reported making $80 per hour
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5-7 years experience
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$100
hourly
A Freelancer reported making $100 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
$60,000
per year
A Writer and Producer reported making $60,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Self-Employed
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization