Salaries in USA

Writers and Editors Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Writers and Editors in the United States is around $87070 per year.

How much do Writers and Editors make in the United States?

In the United States, Writers and Editors earn an average hourly wage of $41.86 and a mean annual wage of $87070.

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Writers and Editors earnings by experience

For Writers and Editors positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $19.26 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $25.78 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $36.1, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $49.55. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $67.96 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Writers and Editors roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $40060 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $53610 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $75080. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $103070, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $141350 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Writers and Editors

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Earnings for Junior-level Writers and Editors

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Earnings for Mid-level Writers and Editors

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Earnings for Senior-level Writers and Editors

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Earnings for Top-level Writers and Editors

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