How much does a Senior Writer make?

Updated Oct 21, 2021

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$80,861 /yr
Average Base Pay

365 salaries

$52K

Low

$81K

Average

$127K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Senior Writer is $80,861 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 365 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Writer employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Writer$80,861 /yr
L4
Staff Writer$49,556 /yr
L5
Career Path

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$92,105

per year

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$99,864

per year

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Brafton
4.1

Brafton

Senior Writer

$39,394

 /yr
Range: $35K - $57K
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$35K

$57K

$35,037 - $56,922 Range

Digitas
3.8

Digitas

Senior Writer

$103,336

 /yr
Range: $88K - $119K

$88K

$119K

$87,696 - $118,869 Range

Verizon Media
3.9

Verizon Media

Senior Writer

$112,477

 /yr
Range: $106K - $168K

$106K

$168K

$106,316 - $167,867 Range

Riot Games
4.2

Riot Games

Senior Writer

$104,356

 /yr
Range: $101K - $122K

$101K

$122K

$101,392 - $121,698 Range

Red Ventures
3.8

Red Ventures

Senior Writer

$75,310

 /yr
Range: $70K - $76K

$70K

$76K

$70,289 - $76,376 Range

United Airlines
4.1

United Airlines

Senior Writer

$75,867

 /yr
Range: $71K - $84K

$71K

$84K

$70,504 - $84,300 Range

Elite Daily
3.1

Elite Daily

Senior Writer

$62,111

 /yr
Range: $53K - $67K

$53K

$67K

$53,344 - $67,265 Range

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Sephora
3.8

Sephora

Senior Writer

$90,675

 /yr
Range: $71K - $103K

$71K

$103K

$71,119 - $102,531 Range

Capital Group
4.2

Capital Group

Senior Writer

$137,867

 /yr
Range: $111K - $150K

$111K

$150K

$110,954 - $149,685 Range

UC San Diego
4.3

UC San Diego

Senior Writer

$62,599

 /yr
Range: $61K - $67K

$61K

$67K

$60,828 - $66,592 Range

G/O Media
2

G/O Media

Senior Writer

$73,430

 /yr
Range: $69K - $100K

$69K

$100K

$68,610 - $99,956 Range

Hallmark
3.5

Hallmark

Senior Writer

$79,851

 /yr
Range: $66K - $96K

$66K

$96K

$66,192 - $96,321 Range

Gartner
3.8

Gartner

Senior Writer

$86,442

 /yr
Range: $59K - $101K

$59K

$101K

$58,700 - $100,833 Range

Dallas Morning News
3.2

Dallas Morning News

Senior Writer

$80,165

 /yr
Range: $78K - $108K

$78K

$108K

$77,655 - $108,329 Range

72andSunny
3.6

72andSunny

Senior Writer

$176,999

 /yr
Range: $150K - $179K

$150K

$179K

$149,859 - $179,058 Range

Grey Group
3.6

Grey Group

Senior Writer

$106,787

 /yr
Range: $103K - $111K

$103K

$111K

$103,494 - $110,588 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.9

Thomson Reuters

Senior Writer

$70,577

 /yr
Range: $70K - $71K

$70K

$71K

$70,440 - $71,370 Range

Reviewed.com
3.2

Reviewed.com

Senior Writer

$50,754

 /yr
Range: $50K - $53K

$50K

$53K

$50,448 - $53,261 Range

TriMed Media Group
2.2

TriMed Media Group

Senior Writer

$50,360

 /yr
Range: $50K - $57K

$50K

$57K

$50,360 - $56,569 Range

Time Inc.
3

Time Inc.

Senior Writer

$121,963

 /yr
Range: $114K - $195K

$114K

$195K

$113,739 - $195,285 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Writer is $80,861 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 365 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Writer in United States is $126,584 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Writer in United States is $51,654 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$116,000
per year
A Senior Writer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $116,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Senior Business Writer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$66,500
per year
A Senior Writer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $66,500 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A Senior Grant Writer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$137,000
per year
A Senior User Experience Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $137,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$34,000
per year
A Senior Writer & Editor in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $34,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$104,000
per year
A Senior User Experience Writer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $104,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Senior Copy Writer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$152,000
per year
A Senior User Experience Writer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $152,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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