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Author salary in United States

How much does an Author make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $19.34
Low $10.93
High $34.20

The average salary for a author is $19.34 per hour in the United States. 310 salaries reported, updated at June 5, 2023

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Top companies for Authors in United States

    266 reviews10 salaries reported
    $44.39per hour
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Highest paying cities for Authors near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $26.16 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $20.96 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Boston, MA
    $19.45 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  1. Philadelphia, PA
    $19.45 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. Orange, CA
    $19.12 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $18.63 per hour
    20 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $18.06 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  2. Jacksonville, FL
    $17.66 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $15.40 per hour
    9 salaries reported
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 76 ratings

46% of Authors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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