Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Senior Writer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$71,545 / yrTotal Pay
$66,397 / yrBase Pay
$5,148 / yrAdditional Pay

$71,545

 / yr
$44K$116K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Writer is $71,545 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $66,397 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $5,148 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

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$71,545 /yr
Senior Writer
$66,688 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Senior Writer

Some related job titles are Senior Writer/Editor Salaries with median pay of $63,965, Copywriter Salaries with median pay of $51,450, Senior CopyWriter Salaries with median pay of $71,664, Senior Technical Writer Salaries with median pay of $90,227.

Top Paying Companies

For a Senior Writer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Senior Writer in United States. Employers include Microsoft, Yahoo and T. Rowe Price.

1
Microsoft
$179,016/yr
2
Yahoo
$174,960/yr
7
Intuit
$136,328/yr
10
IBM
$120,446/yr

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Senior WriterSee 16 salaries from all locations

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 / yr

$87,988

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$161,842

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$57

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$103,023

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$179,016

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$105,851

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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior Writer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Senior Writer in United States are Financial Services with a median total pay of $137,983, Information Technology with a median total pay of $136,328, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $128,419, Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $111,870, and Healthcare with a median total pay of $105,851.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$137,983

    22% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$136,328

    21% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$128,419

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$111,870

    4% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$105,851

    2% Lower than other industries

Financial Services

Top paying companies in Financial Services for Senior Writer are T. Rowe Price, Capital Group, and Vanguard.

T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price$161,842/yr
Capital GroupCapital Group$152,140/yr
VanguardVanguard$123,826/yr

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Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

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Senior Copy Writer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$85,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
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Senior Grant Writer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$69,997

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4-6 years
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United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$229,500

/yr

$148K | $82K

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Senior Writer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$52,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Senior Ux Writer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$125,000

/yr

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7-9 years
2 days ago
Senior Writer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$110,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Senior Writer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$65,000

/yr

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10-14 years
2 days ago
Senior Writer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$72,500

/yr

$72K | $500

Submitted 3 days ago

7-9 years
3 days ago
Senior Ux Writer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$298,000

/yr

$179K | $119K

Submitted 3 days ago

10-14 years
3 days ago

Senior Writer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior Writer is $66,397 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 557 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Writer in United States is $106,552 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Writer in United States is $41,374 per year.

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