AUTHOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$152,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
NeoPhotonics
Highest Paying City
Lewiston, ME
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does an author make?
The national average salary for an Author in the United States is $76,171 per year or $36.62 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 115,000. The top 10 percent earn over $152,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $37,000 annually. Technology companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Vermont, and Maine have the highest paying Author jobs. The typical employment for an Author is 2.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Writer
$67,062

Average Author Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Author makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Authors are Technology companies and Internet companies. Companies like NeoPhotonics or BP America Inc. will get you the highest pay packages. If you can find a job at a company like Mission Essential or Technicolor, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Authors.

Average Author Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Author in the USA is $76,171 annually or $36.62 hourly. Authors make the most in Lewiston, ME at about $136,287 per year. The average starting salary in Lewiston, ME for Authors is $84,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Author salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Vermont, and Maine. The lowest earning states are Nevada, Arizona, South Carolina, California, and Florida.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Lewiston, ME
$136,287
2
Rochester, NY
$118,538
3
Overland Park, KS
$118,488
4
Plano, TX
$117,808
5
Chicago, IL
$116,160

RECENTLY ADDED Author SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Air Force Materiel Command
Author
10/29/2019
$21,672
J. Morrissey
Author
10/27/2019
$37,566
Army Installation Management Command
Author
10/23/2019
$32,995
Wayland Housing
Author
09/30/2019
$57,706
J. Morrissey
Author
09/25/2019
$37,566
09/14/2019
$65,146
King County Washington
Author
07/27/2019
$76,948
07/23/2019
$42,188
Internal Revenue Service
Author
06/23/2019
$120,580
Officeteam
Author
06/18/2019
$27,214
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