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Staff Writer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$46,765/yr
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$31K
Low
$47K
Average
$71K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,558
Range$514 - $12,526
How much does a Staff Writer make?

The national average salary for a Staff Writer is $46,765 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,133 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Writer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Groupon
      $38,957/yr
      Range: $36K - $41K
      13 salaries
      $38,957/yr
      $36K$41K
      NerdWallet
      $73,500/yr
      Range: $55K - $89K
      10 salaries
      $73,500/yr
      $55K$89K
      U.S. Frontline News
      $60,363/yr
      Range: $44K - $60K
      10 salaries
      $60,363/yr
      $44K$60K
      Time Inc.
      $83,566/yr
      Range: $51K - $101K
      9 salaries
      $83,566/yr
      $51K$101K
      BuzzFeed
      $42,000/yr
      Range: $36K - $80K
      9 salaries
      $42,000/yr
      $36K$80K
      NIPPON SHOSEKI HANBAI USA
      $60,363/yr
      Range: $33K - $67K
      8 salaries
      $60,363/yr
      $33K$67K
      Ballotpedia
      $33,500/yr
      Range: $32K - $42K
      8 salaries
      $33,500/yr
      $32K$42K

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      Advisory Board
      $39,947/yr
      Range: $38K - $41K
      7 salaries
      $39,947/yr
      $38K$41K
      CBS Interactive
      $53,970/yr
      Range: $25K - $98K
      7 salaries
      $53,970/yr
      $25K$98K
      CQ Roll Call
      $60,359/yr
      Range: $48K - $75K
      6 salaries
      $60,359/yr
      $48K$75K
      Gannett
      $42,000/yr
      Range: $28K - $71K
      5 salaries
      $42,000/yr
      $28K$71K
      The Washington Post
      $104,000/yr
      Range: $76K - $112K
      5 salaries
      $104,000/yr
      $76K$112K
      Vice Media
      $55,000/yr
      Range: $40K - $60K
      5 salaries
      $55,000/yr
      $40K$60K
      Purch
      $46,406/yr
      Range: $43K - $55K
      5 salaries
      $46,406/yr
      $43K$55K
      American City Business Journals
      $47,380/yr
      Range: $30K - $63K
      5 salaries
      $47,380/yr
      $30K$63K
      SLACK Incorporated
      $43,000/yr
      Range: $38K - $49K
      5 salaries
      $43,000/yr
      $38K$49K
      CafeMedia
      $42,672/yr
      Range: $41K - $57K
      5 salaries
      $42,672/yr
      $41K$57K
      Daily Journal (California)
      $47,500/yr
      Range: $44K - $52K
      5 salaries
      $47,500/yr
      $44K$52K
      Forbes
      $62,765/yr
      Range: $55K - $73K
      4 salaries
      $62,765/yr
      $55K$73K
      IBT Media
      $40,000/yr
      Range: $39K - $42K
      4 salaries
      $40,000/yr
      $39K$42K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $19,000
      per year
      A Staff Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $19,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $39,000
      per year
      A Staff Writer in the Baton Rouge, LA Area area reported making $39,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Baton Rouge, LA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $18
      hourly
      A Staff Writer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $18 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $32,500
      per year
      A Staff Writer in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $32,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Madison, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $37,000
      per year
      A Staff Writer in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $37,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Kansas City, MO Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
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