Writer Salaries

Updated 12 Aug 2022
$56,986 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,531 salaries

$33T

Low

$57T

Average

$99T

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$4,199Range$612 - $28,786

How much does a Writer make? The national average salary for a Writer is $56,986 in United States. Filter by location to see Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,531 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Writer employees.

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$56,986 /yr
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$80,861 /yr
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$78,784 /yr
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Editorial

$60,323

per year

Reporter

$49,887

per year

Writing

$48,646

per year

Content Writer

$48,715

per year

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4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Writer

$56,873

 /yr
Range: $30T - $1L

$30T

$1L

$30,336 - $1,30,345 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer

$59,875

 /yr
Range: $30T - $1L

$30T

$1L

$30,000 - $1,11,216 Range

Bustle
3.5

Bustle

Writer - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer - Hourly Contractor

$30

 /hr
Range: $20 - $87

$20

$87

$20 - $87 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Writer - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $12 - $101

$12

$101

$12 - $101 Range

CNN
3.7

CNN

Writer

$78,528

 /yr
Range: $53T - $1L

$53T

$1L

$53,408 - $1,16,140 Range

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Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $7 - $68

$7

$68

$7 - $68 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $2 - $63

$2

$63

$2 - $63 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Writer - Hourly Contractor

$31

 /hr
Range: $9 - $128

$9

$128

$9 - $128 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Writer

$70,802

 /yr
Range: $28T - $2L

$28T

$2L

$27,720 - $1,76,722 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer

$53,965

 /yr
Range: $20T - $1L

$20T

$1L

$20,411 - $1,14,306 Range

1.0

Takuyo Corp

Writer

$53,229

 /yr
Range: $43T - $70T

$43T

$70T

$43,335 - $69,751 Range

FOX News
3.6

FOX News

Writer

$79,260

 /yr
Range: $62T - $93T

$62T

$93T

$61,758 - $93,294 Range

Ultius
3.2

Ultius

Writer - Hourly Contractor

$8

 /hr
Range: $3 - $26

$3

$26

$3 - $26 Range

Binder and Binder
2.5

Binder and Binder

Writer

$40,973

 /yr
Range: $40T - $47T

$40T

$47T

$40,203 - $47,132 Range

LittleThings
3.2

LittleThings

Writer

$48,249

 /yr
Range: $46T - $55T

$46T

$55T

$46,145 - $54,938 Range

Vanguard
3.6

Vanguard

Writer

$78,723

 /yr
Range: $61T - $94T

$61T

$94T

$61,247 - $94,000 Range

Refinery29
4.0

Refinery29

Writer

$71,031

 /yr
Range: $59T - $75T

$59T

$75T

$58,931 - $74,945 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Writer

$92,802

 /yr
Range: $16T - $1L

$16T

$1L

$15,911 - $1,41,205 Range

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$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a News Writer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Writer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$22

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8 days ago by a Writer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Writing Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$77,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Writer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Writer is $56,986 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1531 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Writer in United States is $98,852 per year.

The lowest salary for a Writer in United States is $32,851 per year.

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