Senior Writer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$57,000
$37,000
$57,000
$88,000
Senior writers in the United States make an average salary of $57,911 per year or $27.84 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $37,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $88,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and media companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out professional, health care, and technology companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma provide the highest senior writer salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Dallas, TX
$79,424
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Map of Senior Writer Salaries

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Average Senior Writer Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, Nevada and New Mexico, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for senior writers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are North Carolina, Vermont, and Minnesota.

Average Senior Writer Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a senior writer, working for Microsoft or AllianceBernstein might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like The Walt Disney Company and Novartis report highly competitive salaries for senior writers.

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Average Senior Writer Pay By Industry

Senior writer salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with professional, health care, and technology companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a senior writer can make a yearly salary of $71,927 while working for professional companies. All the while, other senior writers are making $65,320 at health care companies and $59,743 at technology companies. One industry senior writers may want to avoid is the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $48,921.

Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$71,927
$72k
Health Care
Health Care
$65,320
$65k
Technology
Technology
$59,743
$60k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$59,712
$60k
Finance
Finance
$58,621
$59k
Media
Media
$55,653
$56k
Retail
Retail
$48,921
$49k

Senior Writer Salary History

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Recently Added Senior Writer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Solugenix
Solugenix
Senior Writer
Senior Writer
Senior Writer
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$135,655
$135,655
06/17/2020
Solugenix Corporation
Solugenix Corporation
Senior Writer
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06/16/2020
06/16/2020
$135,655
$135,655
06/16/2020
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06/12/2020
06/12/2020
$135,655
$135,655
06/12/2020
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03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$53,600
$53,600
03/06/2020
Solugenix
Solugenix
Senior Writer
Senior Writer
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01/24/2020
01/24/2020
$100,176
$100,176
01/24/2020
The Ashlar Group
The Ashlar Group
Senior Writer
Senior Writer
Senior Writer
01/21/2020
01/21/2020
$115,933
$115,933
01/21/2020
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01/15/2020
01/15/2020
$135,655
$135,655
01/15/2020
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Senior Writer
12/22/2019
12/22/2019
$100,000
$100,000
12/22/2019
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Senior Writer
12/18/2019
12/18/2019
$242,050
$242,050
12/18/2019
Solugenix
Solugenix
Senior Writer
Senior Writer
Senior Writer
11/18/2019
11/18/2019
$135,655
$135,655
11/18/2019