Staff Writer Salaries

782 SalariesUpdated Jun 15, 2021

Average Base Pay
$48,804 / yr
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How much does a Staff Writer make?

The national average salary for a Staff Writer is $48,804 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 782 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Writer employees.

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Staff Writer

Groupon

$43,483/yr

Range: $40K - $46K

15 salaries

$43,483/yr
$40K$46K

Staff Writer

Ballotpedia

$39,209/yr

Range: $36K - $48K

14 salaries

$39,209/yr
$36K$48K

Staff Writer

Gannett

$42,767/yr

Range: $22K - $80K

12 salaries

$42,767/yr
$22K$80K

Staff Writer

ViacomCBS Streaming

$49,962/yr

Range: $26K - $110K

12 salaries

$49,962/yr
$26K$110K

Staff Writer

BuzzFeed

$52,404/yr

Range: $40K - $85K

12 salaries

$52,404/yr
$40K$85K

Staff Writer

Time Inc.

$87,732/yr

Range: $56K - $214K

11 salaries

$87,732/yr
$56K$214K

Staff Writer

NerdWallet

$84,620/yr

Range: $61K - $105K

11 salaries

$84,620/yr
$61K$105K

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Staff Writer

The Washington Post

$103,591/yr

Range: $68K - $124K

10 salaries

$103,591/yr
$68K$124K

Staff Writer

U.S. Frontline News

$66,375/yr

Range: $49K - $67K

10 salaries

$66,375/yr
$49K$67K

Staff Writer

Advisory Board

$43,528/yr

Range: $43K - $57K

8 salaries

$43,528/yr
$43K$57K

Staff Writer

NIPPON SHOSEKI HANBAI USA

$66,375/yr

Range: $37K - $73K

8 salaries

$66,375/yr
$37K$73K

Staff Writer

Vice Media

$58,662/yr

Range: $45K - $65K

7 salaries

$58,662/yr
$45K$65K

Staff Writer

Dallas Morning News

$51,795/yr

Range: $36K - $71K

7 salaries

$51,795/yr
$36K$71K

Staff Writer

CafeMedia

$54,959/yr

Range: $45K - $63K

7 salaries

$54,959/yr
$45K$63K

Staff Writer

Wirecutter

$72,052/yr

Range: $62K - $99K

7 salaries

$72,052/yr
$62K$99K

Staff Writer

Meredith Corporation

$62,105/yr

Range: $53K - $85K

6 salaries

$62,105/yr
$53K$85K

Staff Writer

Vox Media

$53,227/yr

Range: $50K - $69K

6 salaries

$53,227/yr
$50K$69K

Staff Writer

Forbes

$70,710/yr

Range: $60K - $83K

6 salaries

$70,710/yr
$60K$83K

Staff Writer

Los Angeles Times

$127,485/yr

Range: $79K - $139K

6 salaries

$127,485/yr
$79K$139K

Staff Writer - Hourly

Bustle

$18/hr

Range: $17 - $22

6 salaries

$18/hr
$17$22

Recent Salary Reports

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

$37,397
per year
A Staff Writer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $37,397 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$62,665
per year
A Staff Writer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $62,665 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$35,174
per year
A Staff Writer in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $35,174 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$52,000
per year
A Staff Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$53,425
per year
A Staff Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $53,425 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$30
hourly
A Remote Staff Writer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Contract
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