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Staff Writer Salaries

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2,000 SalariesUpdated Feb 14, 2018
Average Base Pay
$47,208/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$31K
Low
$47K
Average
$73K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,575
Range$516 - $12,625
How much does a Staff Writer make?

The national average salary for a Staff Writer is $47,208 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,000 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
      $38,760/yr
      Range: $36K - $41K
      13 salaries
      $38,760
      $36K$41K
      NerdWallet
      $73,400/yr
      Range: $55K - $86K
      10 salaries
      $73,400
      $55K$86K
      U.S. Frontline News
      $56,295/yr
      Range: $44K - $60K
      10 salaries
      $56,295
      $44K$60K
      Time Inc.
      $79,613/yr
      Range: $51K - $101K
      9 salaries
      $79,613
      $51K$101K
      BuzzFeed
      $46,070/yr
      Range: $36K - $63K
      8 salaries
      $46,070
      $36K$63K
      NIPPON SHOSEKI HANBAI USA
      $53,783/yr
      Range: $33K - $67K
      8 salaries
      $53,783
      $33K$67K
      Advisory Board
      $39,504/yr
      Range: $38K - $41K
      7 salaries
      $39,504
      $38K$41K

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      Ballotpedia
      $33,750/yr
      Range: $32K - $36K
      6 salaries
      $33,750
      $32K$36K
      Gannett
      $43,950/yr
      Range: $28K - $71K
      5 salaries
      $43,950
      $28K$71K
      CQ Roll Call
      $59,800/yr
      Range: $48K - $75K
      5 salaries
      $59,800
      $48K$75K
      CafeMedia
      $47,006/yr
      Range: $41K - $57K
      5 salaries
      $47,006
      $41K$57K
      CBS Interactive
      $73,065/yr
      Range: $54K - $98K
      4 salaries
      $73,065
      $54K$98K
      The Washington Post
      $100,705/yr
      Range: $76K - $112K
      4 salaries
      $100,705
      $76K$112K
      Penton
      $52,032/yr
      Range: $46K - $59K
      4 salaries
      $52,032
      $46K$59K
      Forbes
      $63,252/yr
      Range: $55K - $73K
      4 salaries
      $63,252
      $55K$73K
      American City Business Journals
      $47,472/yr
      Range: $31K - $63K
      4 salaries
      $47,472
      $31K$63K
      Village Voice
      $50,538/yr
      Range: $47K - $53K
      4 salaries
      $50,538
      $47K$53K
      SLACK Incorporated
      $43,845/yr
      Range: $38K - $49K
      4 salaries
      $43,845
      $38K$49K
      Daily Journal (California)
      $47,649/yr
      Range: $44K - $52K
      4 salaries
      $47,649
      $44K$52K
      Consumer Media Network
      $40,124/yr
      Range: $36K - $50K
      4 salaries
      $40,124
      $36K$50K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $30,000
      per year
      A Staff Writer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $30,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $40,640
      per year
      A Staff Writer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $40,640 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $12
      hourly
      A Staff Writer in the Mountain Home, AR Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Mountain Home, AR Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Public
      $86,000
      per year
      A Staff Writer in the Coos Bay, OR Area area reported making $86,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Coos Bay, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $40,000
      per year
      A Staff Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $40,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k commissions
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
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