Staff Writer Salaries

4,139 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$45,833 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,522
Range$508 - $12,315

How much does a Staff Writer make?

The national average salary for a Staff Writer is $45,833 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 4,139 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Writer employees.

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Staff Writer

Groupon

$41,130/yr

Range: $38K - $44K

15 salaries

$41,130/yr
$38K$44K

Staff Writer

Ballotpedia

$36,250/yr

Range: $34K - $44K

12 salaries

$36,250/yr
$34K$44K

Staff Writer

Time Inc.

$82,983/yr

Range: $53K - $202K

11 salaries

$82,983/yr
$53K$202K

Staff Writer

NerdWallet

$77,948/yr

Range: $58K - $90K

10 salaries

$77,948/yr
$58K$90K

Staff Writer

BuzzFeed

$46,998/yr

Range: $37K - $81K

10 salaries

$46,998/yr
$37K$81K

Staff Writer

U.S. Frontline News

$62,782/yr

Range: $46K - $63K

10 salaries

$62,782/yr
$46K$63K

Staff Writer

CBS Interactive

$48,444/yr

Range: $25K - $104K

9 salaries

$48,444/yr
$25K$104K

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Staff Writer

NIPPON SHOSEKI HANBAI USA

$62,782/yr

Range: $35K - $69K

8 salaries

$62,782/yr
$35K$69K

Staff Writer

Advisory Board

$40,736/yr

Range: $41K - $42K

7 salaries

$40,736/yr
$41K$42K

Staff Writer

Daily Journal (California)

$48,006/yr

Range: $47K - $54K

7 salaries

$48,006/yr
$47K$54K

Staff Writer

The Washington Post

$111,139/yr

Range: $64K - $118K

7 salaries

$111,139/yr
$64K$118K

Staff Writer

Vice Media

$55,487/yr

Range: $43K - $61K

7 salaries

$55,487/yr
$43K$61K

Staff Writer

CQ Roll Call

$63,608/yr

Range: $51K - $80K

6 salaries

$63,608/yr
$51K$80K

Staff Writer

CafeMedia

$49,119/yr

Range: $43K - $60K

6 salaries

$49,119/yr
$43K$60K

Staff Writer

Purch

$49,080/yr

Range: $45K - $56K

5 salaries

$49,080/yr
$45K$56K

Staff Writer

American City Business Journals

$49,868/yr

Range: $30K - $67K

5 salaries

$49,868/yr
$30K$67K

Staff Writer

SLACK Incorporated

$45,303/yr

Range: $40K - $51K

5 salaries

$45,303/yr
$40K$51K

Staff Writer

Gannett

$43,363/yr

Range: $29K - $75K

5 salaries

$43,363/yr
$29K$75K

Staff Writer

Forbes

$66,883/yr

Range: $59K - $78K

4 salaries

$66,883/yr
$59K$78K

Staff Writer

Soda

$56,984/yr

Range: $52K - $57K

4 salaries

$56,984/yr
$52K$57K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$75,000
per year
A Staff Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A Staff Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$25
hourly
A Staff Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$35,000
per year
A Staff Writer in the Puerto Rico Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Puerto Rico Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$44,742
per year
A Staff Writer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $44,742 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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