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Writer Salaries

4,139 SalariesUpdated Aug 4, 2020

Average Base Pay
$51,395 / yr
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The national average salary for a Writer is $51,395 in United States. Filter by location to see Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 4,139 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Writer employees.

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Writer - Hourly

Bustle

$17/hr

Range: $13 - $24

14 salaries

$17/hr
$13$24

Writer

CNN

$68,154/yr

Range: $47K - $102K

14 salaries

$68,154/yr
$47K$102K

Writer

LittleThings

$44,650/yr

Range: $41K - $48K

12 salaries

$44,650/yr
$41K$48K

Writer

Takuyo Corp

$46,945/yr

Range: $38K - $62K

11 salaries

$46,945/yr
$38K$62K

Writer

Binder and Binder

$35,887/yr

Range: $35K - $42K

10 salaries

$35,887/yr
$35K$42K

Writer

Refinery29

$60,464/yr

Range: $52K - $66K

8 salaries

$60,464/yr
$52K$66K

Writer - Hourly

Attorneys Online

$13/hr

Range: $13 - $15

8 salaries

$13/hr
$13$15

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Writer

Yusen Logistics

$63,079/yr

Range: $59K - $77K

7 salaries

$63,079/yr
$59K$77K

Writer

Apple

$104,672/yr

Range: $14K - $135K

6 salaries

$104,672/yr
$14K$135K

Writer - Contractor

Motley Fool

$96,285/yr

Range: $56K - $133K

6 salaries

$96,285/yr
$56K$133K

Writer - Hourly Contractor

Nextwave Advocacy

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $14

6 salaries

$14/hr
$11$14

Writer

Upworthy

$57,950/yr

Range: $43K - $61K

6 salaries

$57,950/yr
$43K$61K

Writer

Vanguard

$62,906/yr

Range: $47K - $83K

6 salaries

$62,906/yr
$47K$83K

Writer

Riot Games

$81,470/yr

Range: $77K - $133K

6 salaries

$81,470/yr
$77K$133K

Writer

University of Miami

$50,770/yr

Range: $40K - $54K

6 salaries

$50,770/yr
$40K$54K

Writer

Tribune Media

$67,837/yr

Range: $63K - $83K

5 salaries

$67,837/yr
$63K$83K

Writer

Renaissance Resources

$66,482/yr

Range: $34K - $72K

5 salaries

$66,482/yr
$34K$72K

Writer

Becker's Healthcare

$36,236/yr

Range: $32K - $44K

5 salaries

$36,236/yr
$32K$44K

Writer

GuideSpark

$54,597/yr

Range: $51K - $65K

5 salaries

$54,597/yr
$51K$65K

Writer

Purch

$34,077/yr

Range: $32K - $40K

5 salaries

$34,077/yr
$32K$40K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$65,000
per year
A Writer/Producer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$52,000
per year
A Note Writer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
$1 profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
An Entry Writer in the Columbia, SC Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Columbia, SC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$35
hourly
A Course Writer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Branded Content Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
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