How much does an author/writer make?
As an Author/Writer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $66,357 per year or $31.9 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 85,000. The top 10 percent earn over $121,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $36,000 annually. Minnesota, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Connecticut are some of the states with the best Author/Writer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for an Author/Writer is 4.7 years.