Writer And Editor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$47,000
$31,000
$47,000
$71,000
Writer And Editors in the United States make an average salary of $47,385 per year or $22.78 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $31,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $71,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Delaware, Connecticut, West Virginia, Rhode Island, and Indiana provide the highest Writer And Editor salaries.
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Map of Writer And Editor Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Writer And Editors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Writer And Editor Salary By Location

While a Writer And Editor can average a salary of $47,385 per year, or $22.78 per hour, there are many opportunities for Writer And Editors to make more. For example, in Washington, DC you might make $66,650 per year. Other high-paying locations include Cupertino, CA, Indianapolis, IN and Providence, RI. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Washington, DC where the average starting salary is $33,000. The highest paying states for Writer And Editors include Delaware, Connecticut and West Virginia. Meanwhile, Kansas, Tennessee, and Hawaii offer the lowest salaries.

Average Writer And Editor Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a Writer And Editor, being employed by a company such as Apple or Intuit would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Facebook and Entercom Communications also report highly competitive salaries for Writer And Editors.
Company
Average Salary
$103,593
$104k
$96,104
$96k
$82,536
$83k
$52,678
$53k
$52,264
$52k

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Average Writer And Editor Pay By Industry

The salary for a Writer And Editor can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Writer And Editors tend to be found in Insurance, Professional, and Finance companies. In fact, Writer And Editors can make a yearly salary of $54,311 while working for Insurance companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Insurance
Insurance
$54,311
$54k
Professional
Professional
$51,659
$52k
Finance
Finance
$49,527
$50k
Technology
Technology
$48,271
$48k
Media
Media
$46,248
$46k
Retail
Retail
$45,891
$46k
Government
Government
$44,756
$45k

Writer And Editor Salary History

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Writer And Editor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Writer And Editor can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Writer And Editor Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Writer-Editor
Writer-Editor
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$86,335
$86,335
06/28/2020
General Services Admin
General Services Admin
Writer/Editor
Writer/Editor
Writer/Editor
05/30/2020
05/30/2020
$101,176
$101,176
05/30/2020
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Writer-Editor GS/13 (Directorate of Intelligence Division-Intelligence Dissemination & B
Writer-Editor GS/13 (Directorate of Intelligence Division-Intelligence Dissemination & B
Writer-Editor GS/13 (Directorate of Intelligence Division-Intelligence Dissemination & B
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$102,663
$102,663
05/28/2020
Writer-Editor
Writer-Editor
05/19/2020
05/19/2020
$86,335
$86,335
05/19/2020
Customs and Border Protection
Customs and Border Protection
Writer-Editor
Writer-Editor
Writer-Editor
04/27/2020
04/27/2020
$102,663
$102,663
04/27/2020
Writer-Editor
Writer-Editor
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$76,721
$76,721
04/22/2020
Writer/Editor
Writer/Editor
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$53,904
$53,904
03/27/2020
Writer and Editor
Writer and Editor
01/10/2020
01/10/2020
$83,480
$83,480
01/10/2020
King County Washington
King County Washington
Writer and Editor
Writer and Editor
Writer and Editor
12/20/2019
12/20/2019
$76,690
$76,690
12/20/2019
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Aviation Administration
Writer and Editor
Writer and Editor
Writer and Editor
11/25/2019
11/25/2019
$62,738
$62,738
11/25/2019