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Staff Writer salary in United States

How much does a Staff Writer make in the United States?

Average base salary

$39,760

The average salary for a staff writer is $39,760 per year in the United States. 192 salaries reported, updated at May 12, 2022.

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Top companies for Staff Writers in United States

  1. Splunk
    4.2star
    66 reviews8 salaries reported
    $75,000per year
  2. $49,752per year
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Highest paying cities for Staff Writers in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $46,075 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $46,073 per year
    25 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $43,598 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. White Plains, NY
    $43,105 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $41,945 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Baltimore, MD
    $41,564 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $41,420 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $41,114 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $40,659 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 46 ratings

33% of Staff Writers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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